As 2023 general elections draws nearer, the North West leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have met with the Governors, Ministers and the Gubernatorial candidates from the seven States of the Zone.
In a statement signed and made available to Journalists in kaduna by the APC Zonal Publicity Secretary (North West) Malam Musa Mailafiya Mada, that leaders of the party met and reviewed the state of the party at both the National and the Zonal levels.
According to the statement, participants received a report from the National Vice Chairman (North-West) Malam Salihu Lukman on the state of affairs of the party in the Zone, during the meeting.
“While reviewing the report participants acknowledged the challenges facing some state chapters of the party and resolved to promote efforts at reconciliation as an urgent priority.
“The participants welcomed the initiative to commence this consultative meeting as vital for strengthening the party in the North West and improve leadership engagements and cohesion within the zone.
“The meeting noted the contribution of the North-West to the emergence and growth of the APC and its electoral viability, with the Zone providing about 39% of the votes the APC recorded in the 2019 and 2015 presidential elections.
“Therefore, the zone resolved to aggregate its interests and vital concerns and engage accordingly with the presidential candidate of the party.
“Participants requested the National Vice-Chairman (North-West) to ensure that the consultative meeting is sustained as a vital tool for cohesion within the party”, it stated.