As the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress APC is drawing nearer, Some chieftains of the Party have shown interest to take the Mantle of Leadership of the Party from the Chairman of Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention And Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State. Among the APC Chieftains who have shown interest to contest for the Position of National Chairman of the Party are the former Governor of Benue State, George Akume, Former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, Former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, Senator Umar Tanko Al-Makura, who is the former Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullah Adamu, who is also former Governor of Nasarawa State and Danjuma Goje who is the former Governor of Gombe State among others.
Umaru Tanko Al-Makura (August 1952) is a Nigerian businessman and politician and also a former governor who is a senator in Nasarawa State running in the ( All Progressive Congress) ticket. He was elected as a senator in 2019. In 1980, Almakura became the youth leader of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) in the old Plateau State. He is one personality with a home boasting of two wives, ten children and four grandkids and at such Umar Tanko Al-Makura understands very well the importance of family. For him,
Why I Named My Twin Children After President Buhari And Al-Makura - Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule
The Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has named his twins President Muhammadu Buhari and Senator Umar Tanko Al-Makura. After the governor's wife, Hajiya Farida Abdullahi Sule, gave birth to her first child, the children were named and celebrated at the palace of the Emir of Gudu in Akwanga Local Government Area, Alhaji Sule Bawa, who is the governor's father. The governor said: “I have named my children President Muhammadu Buhari and Senator Umar Tanko Al-Makura out of respect for them. "I pledge
Few weeks after his inauguration as the fourth democratically-elected governor of Nasarawa state in 2019, the Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi took a new wife. To God be the glory, last week, his new wife was delivered of two male twins. The naming ceremony which took place on Tuesday at the palace of the governor’s father in Gudi, Akwanga Local Government, Nasarawa State, went well as the two twins was named after two great dignitaries. Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule at the naming ceremony named
The governor of Nasarawa state, Governor Abdullahi Sulaiman has named his twins after his Excellence, President Muhammadu Buhari and Senator Umar Tanko Al-Makura yesterday. The twins names are Mohammad Shamsuddeen and Umar Faruq. The naming ceremony take place yesterday and was delivered by the governor's second wife, Hajiya Farida Abdullahi Sulaiman at the palace of the chief of Gudu in Akwanga LGA. Governor Abdullahi Sulaiman narrated that "I named my twins after president Muhammadu Buhari and Umar Tanko because