- Ganduje thanked President Tinubu for his appointment as the ruling party’s national chairman
- He promised to deepen internal democracy would in the party during his tenure
Former Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has clinched the National Chairmanship position of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Ganduje was appointed the APC Chairman at the party’s 12th National Executive Meeting on Thursday in Abuja.
The party’s NEC also elected former Senate spokesman, Ajibola Basiru, as the National Secretary.
Ganduje thanked President Tinubu for his appointment as the ruling party’s national chairman.
He promised to deepen internal democracy in the party during his tenure. He also promised to hit the ground.
The ex-Kano governor pledged to ensure a scientific register of party members and pay the utmost attention to election management and conflict resolution.
Ganduje is succeeding Abdullahi Adamu who resigned as the National Chairman of the party two weeks ago.
Following Adamu’s resignation, there were speculation that Ganduje has been tipped by Tinubu to lead the party, a move vehement opposed by the national vice chairman of the party for North West, Salihu Lukman.
Lukman asserted that appointing Ganduje as the party’s national chairman would spell doom for the party.
He later resigned his position after his warnings were not heeded by the party’s hierarchy and the presidency.
Earlier, within Nigeria reported that Ahmed El-Marzuk has stepped down from his role as the National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress
The ruling party chieftain resigned from the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, on Wednesday.
It’s gathered that El-Marzuk was compelled to resign his appointment after losing trust and confidence of some members of the party’s hierarchy.
The orchestrators of his travail stated that he could not longer be in office due to some serious allegations against him.