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‘Selfish politicians’ won’t influence Modu Sheriff as APC chairman: Group

The group wants the former Borno governor to be adopted as consensus national chairman for the APC ahead of the 2023 elections.

• January 20, 2022
Ali Modu Sheriff
Ali Modu Sheriff

A group, Coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Support Groups for Ali Modu Sheriff, says he is the right person to reposition the party for victory ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Convener of the group, Jator Abido, made the assertions at a news conference on Thursday in Abuja, where he commended the former Borno governor for availing himself to contest for the national chairmanship position of the APC.

“We commend Sheriff for availing himself to contest the national chairmanship position.

“We have seen his tour and consultations in various states. We know that he is the strongest contender with so much experience in the party and national politics.

“We hereby call on the party chieftains to adopt him as a consensus candidate as chairman of the party in order to secure victory for the party comes 2023 general elections.

“Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff is the best man to lead the APC at this point in time.

“We call on delegates to the convention to ensure that they cast their votes wisely as we need a strong chairman that will not be pushed around by selfish politicians.

“We need someone, who has the sagacity to install supremacy of the party,” Mr Abido said.

He commended the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) for its decision to hold the national convention on February 26.

The group convener described those working for a shift in the convention date as saboteurs and urged the Convention Planning Committee to ensure the process was transparent and without rancour.


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