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FCT Council Poll: AMAC, Abaji, Chairmanship Candidates Were Declared In Error – Says APC Chairman

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FCT Council Poll: AMAC, Abaji, Chairmanship Candidates Were Declared In Error - Says APC Chairman
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FCT Council Poll: AMAC, Abaji, Chairmanship Candidates Were Declared In Error – Says APC Chairman.

By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman and The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of APC, led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman, has said that the declaration of the party’s chairmanship for AMAC and Abaji area councils Alhaji Suleiman Hassan Gwagwa, and Alhaji Mohammed Angulu Loko, were declared in error by the electoral committee chairmen of the party’s national body and duly monitored by INEC representatives on April, 23, 2021.

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Usman, while addressing a press conference at the state secretariat of the party in Abuja, on Friday, said some delegates who voted during primaries thumbed printed the photos of the candidates on the ballot papers, which he said the appeal panel discovered the two candidates votes to be invalid.

He said an appeal committee put in place by the national body of the party later looked into the complaints from both AMAC and Abaji area councils, which he said two different results later emerged.

The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of APC, led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State. 

The Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of APC, led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State.

He said it was on the process that the appeal committee later forwarded their report to the national body of the party, which he said led to substitution of both Chairmanship  candidates for AMAC and Abaji Area councils Alhaji Hassan Suleiman Gwagwa and Alhaji Mohammed Angulu Loko, respectively by the national body of the party.

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Abdulmalik Usman

According to him, the party’s indirect primaries for both chairmanship/Councillorship conducted on the April, 23, 2020 across the six area councils were free, fair, transparent and credible.

“And as a party faithful, as a party leader, we listened to our national leaders of our party, as appeal committee that were sent from the national body of the APC later looked into the two complaints and discovered the declaration of the two chairmanship candidates for AMAC and Abaji, were done in error, ” he said.

He said the national body of the APC had since forwarded the names of Abubakar Umar Abdullahi and Murtala Usman Karshi, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as chairnanship candidates for Abaji and AMAC for the February 12, 2022 council election in the FCT.

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The APC chairman, therefore, urged party members and supporters to remain calm, saying the party moves was to see how to ensured there was peace and unity especially among the aggrieved candidates and their supporters.

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LG Polls; Hon. Alkali Drums Support For Maifata, Says APC Will Exist Beyond 2023.

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Lafia LG APC Campaign Council Inaugurated With Dr. Kigbu as Chairman. 

Hon. Muhammed Ibrahim Alkali member representing Lafia North at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly has said that APC remains the party to win in the state during the October 6th LG election and the 2023 general election.

This the lawmaker said is achievable considering the leadership style and giant strides of Gov. Abdullahi Sule across all facets of life in the state which is giving the party more ground and acceptability on daily basis.

Alkali who is the Chairman House Committee on LG was speaking at the inauguration of Lafia LG Campaign Council of APC Flag bearer Hon. Aminu Muazu Maifata held at Abacha Youth Centre Lafia today.

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He tasked the members of the campaign council which has former House of Representatives member Dr. Haruna Kigbu as its Chairman to be up and doing to justify the confidence reposed on them by ensuring that they mobilize massive support for all the APC candidates.

The Lawmaker who is the chairman at the occasion said Lafia LG is the home of APC and will remain as that calling for more unity of purpose among party faithfuls to enable them gain more grounds.

Hon. Muhammed Ibrahim Alkali member representing Lafia North at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly and other APC leaders

Hon. Muhammed Ibrahim Alkali member representing Lafia North at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly and other APC leaders

The occasion had in attendance Hon. Abdullahi Angibi (APC Lafia Central) at the State Assembly, House of Representatives Member Hon. Abubakar Sarki Dahiru, Hon. Aliyu Bello State APC Caretaker Committee Secretary, immediate passed commissioners among other lafia stakeholders.

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Nasarawa LG Polls: Isimbabi Dispels Anti Party Rumors, Says APC Remains the Party To Beat On October 6, 2021.

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Hon. Mohammed Garba Isimbabi addressing Mammoth Crowd in Shafa-Abakpa ward
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A head the October 6, 2021 local government election in Nasarawa state, a renown politician, grassroots mobiliser and chieftain of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state, Hon. Alhaji Muhammed Garba Isimbabi alias Solution has on Monday denied allegation level against him by those he described as enemies of APC and who do not mean well for the party, he is working against the party.

Hon. Mohammed Garba Isimbabi addressing Mammoth Crowd in Shafa-Abakpa ward

Hon. Mohammed Garba Isimbabi addressing Mammoth Crowd in Shafa-Abakpa ward

Alhaji Isimbabi, who said that the unfounded rumour was all over the town and disturbing and therefore it became necessary for him to debunk it to put to shame its originators and couriers to serve as deterrent to others.

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Isimbabi stated this when he hosted prominent APC leaders and stakeholders when they visited his country home on a campaign visit accompanied by APC Chairmanship, 12 councillorship candidates, former member representing Gadabuke/Gadabuke, former Toto LG Executive Chairman, former Administrator in Gadabuke and party structures in the area.

L-R: Hon. Fancy and his former LG party Chairman, Hon. Murtala Dan-madami Rich

L-R: Hon. Fancy and his former LG party Chairman, Hon. Murtala Dan-madami Rich

“In Toto local government area today, there is no opposition. The only opposition was with in the ruling party and that was before the Chairmanship primary election, but all that became history when a winner has emerged in person of Hon. Abdullahi Aliyu Tashas (Aquatic). ”

Hon. Abubakar Haruna Kwanakis, Toto LG APC Deputy Chairmanship candidate for October 6, 2021 LG election

Hon. Abubakar Haruna Kwanakis, Toto LG APC Deputy Chairmanship candidate for October 6, 2021 LG election

While addressing the mammoth crowd in Shafa-Abakpa, his home town, Honourable Isimbabi, who was a one time Chairman of the opposition party, told the gathering that he was at the event on two instances, first he was representing his boss, the FCT APC Chairman, Hon. Abdulmalik Usman and secondly he was on ground to cheer APC to victory ahead of October 6, 2021 LG election.

Hon. Ibrahim Salihu Galadima, APC councilor candidate for Shafa-Abakpa ward displaying his flag being presented to him by the party Chairman in the area.

Hon. Ibrahim Salihu Galadima, APC councilor candidate for Shafa-Abakpa ward displaying his flag being presented to him by the party Chairman in the area.

Affirming his support for APC, Isimbabi said the party will clear the Chairmanship and all Councillorship seats in the area.

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The DG campaign for Tashas/Kwanakis, Hon. Alhaji Danlami Usman Dantsoho, commended Isimbabi for his generosity, open support and commitment towards success of the party in the area.

The APC Chairman for Toto LG, Alhaji Shuaibu Ahmed described Alhaji Isimbabi as a formidable force needed to win election in the local government area

High point of events included the presentation of APC flag to Councilorship candidate for the Shafan Abakpa ward, Hon. Ibrahim Salihu Galadima.

Hon. Mohammed Garba Isimbabi addressing Mammoth Crowd in Shafa-Abakpa ward

Hon. Mohammed Garba Isimbabi addressing Mammoth Crowd in Shafa-Abakpa ward

The campaign team earlier visited the Ohi-Emani Odumi palace for his fatherly blessing.

APC Chairmanship candidate, Hon. Abdullahi Aliyu Tashas Aquatic

APC Chairmanship candidate, Hon. Abdullahi Aliyu Tashas Aquatic

The campaign witnessed high turn out of electorates from the area.

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LG polls: Nasarawa speaker flags off APC House to House campaign in Toto 

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Hon. Mohammed Usman (Understand) Special Adviser on Political Matters to Rt. Hon. Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly
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Ahead of October 6th 2021 Local Government Elections in Nasarawa state, the speaker of the state Assembly Alh.Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has flagged off House to House campaign in his Local Government, Toto to enhance mass mobilisation and support of electorates to vote APC candidates in the area.

The campaign flagged off which kick started at Karmo/Buga ward today Monday is moving round all the 12 electoral wards of the area which are Buga/Karmo, Gwargwada, Garagwa,Toto, Shafan kwatto, Shafan Abakpa, Ugya, Shege, kenyehu, Dausu, katapha, and Umaisha respectively.

Hon. Mohammed Usman (Understand) Special Adviser on Political Matters to Rt. Hon. Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Hon. Mohammed Usman (Understand) Special Adviser on Political Matters to Rt. Hon. Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly

The speaker, who was represented by his special Adviser on Political Matters Mohammed Usman said the performance of Governor Abdullahi Sule in all facets of life in the state and his ability to secure the state security wise speaks volume and will attract massive votes for the party candidates.

APC Chairmanship campaign in Gadabuke district of Toto LG

APC Chairmanship campaign in Gadabuke district of Toto LG

He spoke extensively on the need for electorates in the area to vote all APC Chairmanship and Councillorship candidates to complement Gov. Sule’s effort and enjoy more dividends of democracy at the grass roots.

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On their parts, the APC chairman Toto Local Government Shuaibu Ahmed and the immediate past Chairman of the area Prince Nuhu Adamu Dauda said the speaker has mandated them to move across all the 12 electoral wards in Toto L.G and preach the good will of the party to the people house to house, door to door emphasing that the party will deliver on its mandate for the people.

APC Chairmanship candidate, Hon. Abdullahi Aliyu Tashas Aquatic

APC Chairmanship candidate, Hon. Abdullahi Aliyu Tashas Aquatic

The APC candidate for chairmanship position, Abdullahi Aliyu Tashas, who convassed for the peoples votes assured them that he will not fail them if voted into office.

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The campaign train which had in attendance former state assembly member from the area Madaki Adagoje, former Sole Administrators of the area, APC chairmanship aspirants from the area, stakeholders and party stalwarts, visiting traditional and community leaders as well as holding public campaigns among people at strategic locations in towns and villages across Toto LG.

Beautiful pictures of APC

Beautiful pictures of APC

It was also reported that the campaign outing witnessed large turn out of people with messages of hope and solidarity.

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