Northeast endorses Bulama, Shettima as secretary, deputy auditor
From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
The North East Zone of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has endorsed the nomination of Arc. Waziri Bulama (Borno) as National Secretary, Alhaji Wali Shettima (Yobe) as Deputy National Auditor and Abubakar Musa (Taraba) as zonal youth leader for ratification by the National Executive Council of the party.
The endorsement took place at the zonal meeting of the party in Gombe State, recently.
In his remarks, Governor Mai Mala Buni, said Yobe and Borno States share many things in common and can stand for each other at every circumstance.
“We are one and the same entity; we will support Borno for its aspiration for the office of the national secretary just as they supported Yobe State when l contested as national secretary of the party on two occasions.
“Borno and other states in the zone also supported the aspiration of Sen. Ahmad Lawan for the office of the Senate President to which we remain
grateful,” Governor Buni explained.
The governor urged chieftains of the party to work towards strengthening it to win the other states in the zone for APC.
The Senate President, Senator Lawan, said the maturity and unity exhibited by the governors and zonal leaders of the party gives the party a lot of hope.
He described the support given to him as Senate President as a collective victory for the zone, pledging an all inclusive approach to build the
On his part, Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum commended Yobe State for conceding the office of the national secretary to his state.
He said: “This act of support and cooperation would further strengthen unity, cohesion and commitments to the party.”
APC Zonal Vice Chairman, Comrade Salihu Mustapha, said he was happy with the peaceful resolution reached.
He urged all elected officers, party stalwarts and supporters to cooperate with the leadership to build a strong party.