,Zamfara state Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawallen has today (Friday) inaugurated the Presidential and Gubernatorial Campaign Councils of the All Progressives Congress APC in the State.
This was contained in a press release signed by the Press Secretary to the governor Jamilu Iliyasu Birnin Magaji and mace available to SMARTS NEWS.
According to him, Governor Bello Matawalle has described the event as a joyous moment considering the caliber of people that were carefully selected to spearhead the 2023 Presidential and Gubernatorial Campaigns of the APC in Zamfara State.
He said after careful and wide consultations, it was overwhelmingly decided that this great and historical mission of mobilising support for the APC to attain the desired victory in the 2023 polls should be headed by some distinguished and illustrious personalities in the state.
He noted that, he said the Presidential Campaign Council is headed by Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa as the State Coordinator, while the Gubernatorial Campaign Council is headed by His Excellency the former Governor of Zamfara State Hon Dr Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar Shettiman Zamfara as Chairman.
In the same vein, Senator Tijjani Yahaya Kaura is the Director General of the Gubernatorial Campaign Council in Zamfara State, and the Secretariat would be headed by Professor Abdullahi Mohammed Shinkafi.The Governor informed the campaign council members that they have been chosen to partake in this great and historic mission in recognition of their proven integrity and willingness to make sacrifice for the State and Country, and in commitment to the cause of their respective local communities and the party in general.
“You have before you a spectacular opportunity to lend your valuable contributions to the mission of charting a brighter future for our State and country, I am confident that you have the capacity and all it takes to ensure the victory of the APC in the 2023 general elections” the governor said.
He urged them to ensure that all electioneering activities are conducted within the ambit of the law, particularly the Electoral Act 2022.
Governor Bello Matawalle also enjoined them to mobilise all the resources at their disposal to convey to the wider public the mission and vision of the APC Presidential Candidate, His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu so as to let all people of Zamfara State know that this illustrious personality, doyen of contemporary Nigerian politics and a bridge builder has a great mission of taking Nigeria to higher development pedestals.
He said in devising campaign strategy, they should make wider consultations with all stakeholders including community leaders, religious leaders, trade groups and all interested groups that wish to lend their contributions towards achieving the desired objectives.
The Governor explained that the commitment to building a new Zamfara State has been the mission of his Administration right from day one, and expressed gratitude to Almighty Allah, that “despite all the challenges we are confronted with, we have done a lot to bring a new lease of life for the people of the state, we are winning the battle against banditry by the day.
Responding on behalf of the Chairman, Director General, Directors of the Directorate of the Campaign Councils Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa expressed confidence that with the calibre of people appointed into the campaign Councils, APC in Zamfara State will Win overwhelmingly the 2023 general elections across the state.
Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa said with the recent reconciliation made in the party in the state, APC has now became a big family, and assured to justify the confidence reposed in them.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by the former Governor of the State Dr Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, Senator Tijjani Yahaya Kaura, State APC Chairman, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani and State Executive Members of the party, eminent party chieftains, Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe Sardauna, Chief of Staff Government House Gusau, Malam Ibrahim Suleiman, Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr Jalaluddeen Maradun, State Head of Service Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Gayari, Honourable Commissioners and Special Advisers, permanent secretaries and other senior Government officials.