18th October, 2017
By Yunusa Abdullahi
The All Progressives Congress (APC ) have inaugurated it's Zonal Working Committee for the North Eastern States .
Delegates from the Four APC led states from three North East sub-region which includes Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno and Yobe States were converged at Zaranda Hotel Bauchi venue for the convention to filled in the vacant positions of the party from the Zone.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla who chaired the inauguration, appealed to the delegates for civility in the political activities and advised all successful candidates to be hard working and loyal to the party as well as to follow the rules and regulations guiding the party, emphasising that the party is supreme and above any other individual no matter the position occupied in the party .
During the convention, the party had included the leadership of the physically challenged into the Hyrachy of the party in veiw of the roles played by the physically challenged persons to the party which is the first of its kind in the history of political office Hyrachy where the disabled have been carried along in the apparatus of governance through party leadership.
Earlier in his address of welcome, the Deputy National Chairman of the APC, Senator Shuaibu Lawan who supervised the election said the election has became necessary considering the Vacancies created for the party in the last two years.
Senator Lawan also commended all those who contributed to the sustainance of the party and lauded the zone for the first time to produce National office for the physically Challenged.
Those elected and ratified by the delegates are Comrade Mustapha Salihu from Adamawa state as National Zonal Vice Chairman, Abubakar Sadiq Ajiya from Yobe state as Zonal Secretary, Kashim Mustapha Haruna from Borno state as Zonal Legal Adviser, and Shuaibu AbdurRahman as Zonal Organising Secretary while the Office of the Zonal Physically challenged persons went to Mohammed Abba Isa .
While responding on behalf of the newly inaugurated Zonal party leadership, Comrade Mustapha Salihu appreciated the confidence reposed on them and promised to contribute their own quota towards the success of the party in the future elections.