From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
A Coalition of All Progressive Congress (APC) Support Groups in Bauchi State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Captain Bala jibrin as a minister for the scoop economic growth and development of the country.
The Chairman of the group, Mohammed Aliyu stated this today in Bauchi while addressing newsmen on the need for President Buhari to consider the APC governorship aspirant for political appointment from Bauchi State yesterday, He said, captain Bala Jibrin is the best person to be given political appointment from Bauchi State because of his commitment to the APC and loyalty to the president.
Aliyu said , Captain Jibrin was the person who donated vehicles to all the states of the North East for the Presidential Campaign of the president.
He described him as a staunch President Muhammadu Buhari loyalist who have never abandoned the president over the years.
The Chairnan said,, Jibrin is also a loyal party man who believes in fairness, justice and equity and had also organised seminars and other gathering s in some states of the Northeast and devise campaign strategies which led to the success of the party.
Aliyu noted that, he also stayed in the APC during its very turbulent days in the state despite efforts to frustrate and drive him out of the party because of his stance on fairness and equity by the party’s leadership in the state.
The Chairman informed that, Captain Jibrin was also the preferred APC Governorship in Bauchi State who was deprived of the chance to contest for the ticket through manipulation.
He said that,the alleged scheming out of Jibrin and other candidates was the main reason for the loss suffered by the party in the governorship and other elections in the state.
He said that, despite the claim by other persons as leaders of the party in the state, Jibrin was the only person who keep the party alive in the state.
Aliyu explained that while the APC leadership in the state abandoned it’s role of galvanising and uniting it’s members,Jibrin is the only person organising gatherings and meeting among the members in order to forge ahead.
The Chairman said that, appointing Captain Jibrin as Minister from Bauchi State will ensure unity among members of the party in the state because of his leadership qualities and political maturity to carry them along