More govs will soon join APC — Kwankwaso
Kano State governor, Dr Rabiu Kwankwaso,
has said that two of the G7 governors still in
the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would
soon join the All Progressives Congress (APC),
while more governors would move into the
Governor Kwankwaso gave this indication at
the Government House, Ilorin, when he paid
a courtesy visit on Kwara State governor, Dr
Abdulfatah Ahmed, as part of his
consultation for the presidential ticket of the
APC for the 2015 election.
Dr Kwankwaso, described APC members as
practical people with extensive grassroots
reach that will rejuvenate the national
economy, tackle corruption and ensure
“Our economy can never be good in a
situation of crisis; our economy can never be
good in the face of corruption. Those who are
trying to convince us that the economy is
good don’t know what they are saying. Yes,
their economy is good. The masses economy
is bad. That is the situation today. And that is
what the APC wants to correct.
On the issue of APC consensus candidate for
the presidential election, Kwankwaso said in
line with its constitution, the APC would
explore the possibility of consensus candidate
within the ambit of democratic culture.
Kwankwaso commended the Kwara State
government for initiating various poverty
alleviation and employment generation
programmes which had reduced youth
unemployment and the attendant youth
Kwara State governor, in his remarks, said
that the choice of the APC presidential
candidate for the 2015 general election would
not only be devoid of acrimony but
strengthen the fortunes of the party.
Governor Ahmed, who said Nigeria had had
the misfortune of bad leadership, despite the
abundance of human and natural resources
endowment, was optimistic that an APC
government at the federal level will through
strategic planning, evolve quality leadership
that Nigeria deserves.
According to him, “the APC is the fastest
growing party in Nigeria and the only truly
national political party which came into being
as a result of congruence of ideas on how to
ensure that Nigeria moves again along the
side of improving and growing nations”.
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