Wednesday, October 5, 2022

2023: Tinubu/Shettima ticket timely for Nigeria, says Zamfara speaker

“Nigeria is presently in need of patriotic leaders who are ready to work toward rebuilding the nation,” the lawmaker said.

• September 12, 2022
Speaker, Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Magarya
Speaker, Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Magarya

The Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly, Nasiru Magarya, has described the choice of APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, as a timely intervention for Nigeria.

Mr Magarya stated this in a statement by the spokesperson for the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Biyabiki, on Monday in Gusau.

“Nigeria is presently in need of patriotic leaders who are ready to work toward rebuilding the nation,” he said.

He added, “There is a need for coming together by all Nigerians to work for the realisation of Tinubu/Shettima movement in the 2023 general elections.”

The speaker was reacting to his recent appointment as Zamfara coordinator of Northern Speakers’ APC Forum Door-to-Door Campaign for Tinubu Shettima, 2023.

He commended Governor Bello Matawalle for rebuilding the APC in the state.

Mr Magarya expressed confidence in APC’s victory in the state, adding that the party had gained grounds because Mr Matawalle’s administration had impacted the lives of the people.

“On behalf of the entire members of Zamfara assembly, we are committed toward achieving APC’s victory in the 2023 general elections.

“We are going to embark on a door-to-door campaign in our constituencies to ensure massive votes for APC candidates at all levels,” he explained. 

(NAN)

We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Aisha Buhari and Buhari in Military Uniform

Heading 5

PTSD: Army didn’t rehabilitate Buhari, I endured his mental issues for years, says president’s wife Aisha

“You can imagine myself at 19 years, handling somebody that went to war, suffered (a) coup d’état, then lost several elections, and, finally, getting to the Villa in 2015.”

Political party logos used to illustrate the story

Opinion

Is Nigerian politics ready for disruption?

The mere existence of new parties is not a sufficient criterion for disruption. The new party must be offering a new or different value proposition.

Education

Official corruption destroying education in Nigeria, says Jega

“The corruption that takes place within the education sector is a dwarf mirror image of what happens in the wider Nigerian context.”

Maj.-Gen. Aminu Chinade; ARMED SOLDIERS

Heading 3

Army general warns soldiers against helping politicians to rig 2023 elections

“Remain apolitical in order not to dent your career. Whenever you are called upon during the elections, you should remain neutral and apolitical.”

Ebola Patients

Heading 4

NCDC issues Ebola alert to Nigerians over Uganda EVD outbreak

The likelihood of “importation to Nigeria is high due to the increased air travel between Nigeria and Uganda, especially through Kenya’s Nairobi airport.”