By Idris Khalid
Youth groups in Bauchi state under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the Youths Stakeholder’s Forum has endorsed the Borno state Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, as the best choice for vice presidential candidate to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the APC.
The chairman of APC youth stakeholders forum Malam Shamsuddeen Waziri while addressing a press conference yesterday in Bauchi, said that the unprecedented achievements recorded by Governor Zulum, and his exemplary leadership over the last three years, has made him won the hearts of the people of Bauchi and Nigerians in general.
He said, choosing Zulum as vice president would no doubt add value to the party’s electoral fortunes and boost its chances at the 2023 general elections.
He further said looking at the strong support given to the party’s Presidential candidate in the last primary election by the zone, the Northeast stands a favoured geopolitical zone for the vice presidential slot, hence the need for all stakeholders and Nigerians to support this move.
The groups also appealed to the national chairman of the APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, party’s presidential flag bearer, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, as well as other party stakeholders to consider Professor Zulum as the Vice presidential candidate to Asiwaju Tinubu for the betterment of the party.
The groups said, “After studying the current situation of security, economic crisis amongst others in the country, Zulum is the candidate that is widely acceptable by the electorates and this will make it easy for the party to win the forthcoming 2023 general elections.”