Dr. John Mamman, Nasarawa State Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday asked the ranking of the APC to zone the national championship position of the party to the state.
Mamman made the call at the endorsement ceremony for Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for the national chairmanship position in the forthcoming national convention of the party, which was organised by a political group, Progressives for Umaru Tanko Al-Makura (PUTA), in Lafia.
The state APC chairman said: “APC should be fair to the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), and zone it’s national chairmanship position to Nasarawa State.
He said: “I am not just appealing that the APC national chairmanship position should be zoned to the North Central, but it should be given specifically to Nasarawa State.”
The convener of the PUTA, Makpa Malla, said the purpose of the gathering the cream of the state politics and indeed the APC family was to openly endorse the candidature of Al-Makura for the position of the national chairman of the
According to him, “This step we are taking today is aimed at leaving no one in doubt, anywhere in the country, that Nasarawa State is rock-solid and adamantly poised to stand by its very worthy son through this journey towards the extra-ordinary national convention of the party as a national chairmanship contender.
“We believe that this step taken today would pave the way for the eventual emergence of an Al-Makura national chairmanship of our party.”
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