FATIMA Abdullahi Ahamed
The new Executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State undertook a tour to all leaders and other major stakeholders to show their appreciation over their individual and collective contributions that culminated in the emergence of the new executive under the Chairmanship of Alhaji Tukur Umar Danfulani.
During the visits, the Chairman, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani said, as the new leaders who intend to be respectful to constituted authorities, they need to show leadership by example.
He said, the APC in the state has now been rebranded and that all loyal members will be fully engaged in the party’s activities.
The visit took the leaders to the houses of past governors, serving and former members of National and state assemblies including the first civilian governor, Senator Ahmad Sani Yariman Bakura, former governor Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi Honourable Aminu Sani Jaji and Senator Hassan Muhammad Nasiha.
At the residence of Senator Ahmad Sani Yariman Bakura, the political leader and first civilian governor of the state thanked his visitors and assured of his continuous support to the executive through assistance and advises so that they can deliver on their sworn mandate.
Senator Yarima said the APC is one in Zamfara and called on those challenging constituted authority of the party in the state to stop doing so in the interest of peace, unity and progress.
While at former governor Mahmud Shinkafi’s place, he charged the leaders to sensitize members on the importance of having their membership card which will give them the power to elect leaders at the party primaries.
At the house of former Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Security, Alhaji Sani Jaji, the astute leader who maintaned that the APC is one big family in Zamfara, called on the new executives to ensure Welfare, justice and fairness among members while promising that he will assist the exco financially and morally.
For Senator Hassan Nasiha who held brief for the party in the state as Caretaker Chairman, he commended members of the party as well as the organizers of the congresses sent from the party headquarters and led by Alhaji Kabiru Masari for their steadfastness and resolve to inject new blood that will bring positive radical changes that will advance the cause of the party at both the state and national levels.
In all, the visit was successful as the new party leaders of the state have gained the confidence of the political gladiators under the good, people oriented and focused leadership of Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle who is also the leader of the party in the state.
The new Chairman then thanked all APC loyalists and supporters as well as the good people of the state for their support and prayers to the Matawalle-led administration assuring also that the party and government will not fail in their constitutional roles in giving good direction to the citizenry.