At the moment, there are Nine Prominent Politicians jostling for the National Chairman Seat. They include Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), George Akume (Benue), Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa), Salihu Mustapha (Kwara), Kashim Shettima (Borno), Mallam Isa Yuguda (Bauchi) and Senator Tanko Al-makura (Nasarawa).
If all things go according to scheduled plans, the APC will produce an elected national chairman who will run the affairs of the party as it prepares for the 2023 general elections. Although the date of the convention has not been confirmed, some major power brokers in the party are presently touring the country in a bid to gather support and followers as they aim towards becoming the party national chairman.
Opinion: Why Yari's Possible Defection To PDP May Not Disturb APC From Winning The Forthcoming Polls
There is a rumour going round that the former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari is set to dump the All Progressives Congress APC for the Peoples Democratic Party PDP. It should be recalled that, the Governor of the state, Governor Bello Matawalle has earlier dumped the PDP for APC.
The Forthcoming National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is already gaining momentum as Political Bigwigs in the party are warming up to slug it out for the National Chairmanship Seat. All things being equal, below is a list of Four Prominent Chieftains of the party that may succeed Mai Mala Buni as APC National Chairman.
Ahead of the gubernatorial elections in some states across the country, there are some Governors who are currently serving their first terms that may fail to secure a second term in office unless they take drastic steps to prevent that from happening. In this article, I have examined three governors who may in danger of failing to secure a second term in office.
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle should reconcile with some Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the State to achieve his second term Governorship Ambition. It should be recalled that the Governor won the Governorship Election under the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP but he recently dumped PDP for All Progressives Congress APC for his reasons best known to him.
On Sunday, Abdulaziz Yari, a former governor of Zamfara State, insisted that no amount of gang up or blackmail would prevent him from aspiring for the office of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Photo Credit: Dailypost Yari argued that the desire of some political interests in the zone to produce a the president or vice-president in 2023, should not stop the party from looking at the big picture of allowing the party's chairmanship be zoned to the North.
Anytime from now, the All Progressives Congress (APC) 'll announce the Date for it's National Convention. It's no longer a news that the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker Committee has been running the affairs of the party since June 2020. Below is a List of Nine Prominent Politicians Jostling to Become the Next APC National Chairman.
His Excellency, The Executive Governor of kaduna State, Malam Nasir elrufai hold a closed door meeting with senator Marafa and former Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss on how to unite the party members of All progressive congress in their various States.
The main aim of the two major political parties in the country at the moment is to make necessary plans to ensure they emerge victorious in the 2023 election both at the presidential level and at different gubernatorial levels. Hence, the mistakes of APC at any political level could lead be the gain of PDP and as such the current crisis in Zamfara State APC could be a major stepping stone for PDP to claim the gubernatorial seat of the state by 2023.
Abdulaziz Yari, the former governor of Zamfara State, has had a relative kidnapped by bandits. Auwal Hussain, Yari's brother-in-law, was kidnapped during the infiltration of his home in Talata Marafa. Hussain and a neighbor were kidnapped on Monday night by motorcycle-riding criminals, but the story didn't reach the public until Thursday evening.
There may be trouble brewing in the Zamfara state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the rejection of Governor Bello Matawalle as the state party leader. The recent declaration by the chairman of the APC caretaker committee and Yobe state governor, Mala Mai Buni, was rejected by a former governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, and Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa.
The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not been united, since Governor of the state, Bello Muhammad Matawalle joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). On the 29th of June, 2021, Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle officially decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), a defection President Muhammadu Buhari described as a wise and timely move.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State is finding it difficult to settle with Zamfara APC big wigs days after he defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress. I read a publication on Punch Newspaper this Saturday and it appears the governor, Abdulaziz Yari and Kabir Marafa who control the party in Zamfara are yet to reach an understanding as to who is the leader of the party in Zamfara state.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is still having a lingering crisis in Zamfara State following the defection of Governor Bello Matawalle. Image credit: The Will Nigeria Matawalle had defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling APC. Ever since he joined APC, the crisis seems to be getting worse despite efforts to resolve it.
Following the official decanting of the current executive governor of Zamfara State, Gov Bello Matawalle from peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressive Congress (APC) and his immediate appointment as Zamfara APC leader by caretaker chairman Gov Buni, former Gov of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, and Senator Kabir Marafa have kicked against the decision, saying that the newly decamped Gov Bello Matawalle can never be the leader of APC, in Zamfara State.
Former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has dismissed reports that he is planning on dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Photo Credit: Google Speaking to supporters at his Talata Mafara residence, the former chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) said he has no intention of dumping the APC he helped to form.
Yari, Marafa Reject Matawalle As Leader A fresh crisis is brewing in Zamfara State following the rejection of the declaration by Yobe State governor and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker committee that Governor Bello Matawalle is now the leader of the party. Buni had while receiving Matawalle into the ruling party in Gusau on Tuesday, announced the dissolution of the APC executives in Zamfara State and named Matawalle as the leader of the party.
Former Zamfara State governor Abdulaziz Yari and former senator Kabiru Marafa have dismissed reports that Governor Mohammed Bello Matawalle is the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. They made the remarks in an interview with BBC Hausa shortly after meeting with Kaduna State Governor Nasir Elrufai on Wednesday.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, has urged the party and also the military officer of Police (IGP), to order the immediate closure of all the factional offices belonging to the previous governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, within the state.