Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has been assured of a smooth ride back to his seat in 2023.
Mr. Nitte Amangal gave this assurance after his reelection as the All Progressives Congress (APC) State Chairman in Gombe State held on Saturday at the Pantami township stadium.
Amangal who was emerged alongside 35 other through consensus arrangement at the State Congress appreciated members of the party, especially delegates for finding them worthy to lead the APC in the State.
He however cautioned those aspiring for various positions in the party against campaign of calumny, character assassination and use of inciting words especially in the media as they go about their political activities.
Mr. Amangal commended Inuwa Yahaya’s robust leadership which he said inspires party members, expressing confidence that the governor will not have any opposition from within the party
Governor shortly after the exercise, expressed gratitude to APC stakeholders and supporters alike for their continuous solidarity and cooperation before and after the formation of Government in the State.
The Governor remarked that the State congress witnessed some change of guard, especially in the vacuum created by the death of some executive members and the fragility of some others due to old age.
He maintained that these decisions were meticulously considered by the party in order to avoid the possibility of any rancor that may arise within the ranks of the APC in Gombe State.
The Governor used the occasion to warn saboteurs whose stock in trade is to cause confusion and undermine the party, maintaining that APC will not condone any act that will bring the party to disrepute and will not hesitate to sanction such unscrupulous elements in line with rules and regulations guiding the party.
“To the best of my knowledge all the congresses conducted in the State have the buy-in of our party members; so it is only honourable for each and everyone of us to maintain our commitment in the interest of the unity, progress and development of our party “.
The Governor assured the people of Gombe State that with their continued support and solidarity, his administration will continue to deliver the dividends of democracy as encapsulated in his campaign manifesto.
“As a Government, we want to specially thank the National APC election committee, the National leadership of the party under the watchful eyes of the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni and most importantly I want to appreciate the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari for his inspirational leadership in the party and the country as a whole despite the prevailing challenges”.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress National Election Committee for Gombe State, Dr. Danjuma Dabo, expressed gratitude for the support and cooperation accorded his team which ultimately led to a peaceful, free and fair congress.
He explained that of the 784 expected delegates for the APC Congress in the State, his committee was able to carry out accreditation for 712 for the exercise which was monitored by a team from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and observed by Civil Society Organisations and the media.
Earlier speaking, the Senator representing Gombe north, Sen. Saidu Ahmed Alkali commended Governor Inuwa Yahaya for giving every member of the APC a sense of belonging towards the formation of the leadership of the party in the State.
Members of the House of Representatives, Hon. Usman Bello Kumo ( Akko Federal Constituency) , Hon. Aishatu Jibril Dukku ( Dukku/ Nafada) and Hon. Simon Elisha Karu ( Kaltungo/ Shongom) as well as Hon. Siddi Buba, Deputy Speaker Gombe State House of Assembly, expressed their satisfaction with the exemplary leadership style of governor Inuwa Yahaya and declared their solidarity with him, adding that they will work assiduously to deliver the party come 2023.