Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, addresses the United Nations General Assembly September 19, 2017 at the United Nations in New York. / AFP PHOTO
By Bashir Bello
KATSINA – All Progressive Congress, APC, Katsina State chapter of the President’s homestate has on Saturday endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and the State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari for second term.
This was even as its said the party in totality did not recognize any faction, APC AKIDA within the party.
The party’s endorsement followed a resolution reached and communique read to newsmen in the state by the party Chairman, Shittu S. Shittu at the end of its executive meeting held at the party headquarters in Katsina.
The party said it has unanimously endorsed the candidature of the duo in the forthcoming 2019 general election.
They said they endorsed the President and the Governor based on their performance noting that it is in full support of all the policies and programmes the President and at the same time that of the Governor.
“The meeting was convened today, Saturday, 23rd September, 2017 to discuss the progress of the APC led administration both at the Federal and State.
“At the meeting critical appraisal of issues and ideas related to governance and the party as well as interactions during the sessions resulted in members unanimously resolving as follows:
“Commending the Muhammadu Buhari led administration at the Federal Government level for its resolute fight against corruption, war against insecurity, kidnapping, Boko Haram, Armed Banditry etc, and taking positive steps in moving the economy forward and his effort to bring Nigeria out of recession.
“Commend the Katsina State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari for transparent administration, open door policy and wonderful achievements recorded within the short period of 2 years of his administration in areas of Education, Agriculture, Health, Security, Water supply and Infrastructural development and empowerment of the good people of Katsina state.
“The party unanimously endorse the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Bello Masari in the forth coming 2019 general election,” he said.
However, on the factional group, AKIDA, they said it is contrary to the provision of the constitution of the party.
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