‘Seun Ibukun-Oni, Abuja
DAILY COURIER – The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu has urged all stakeholders of the party to unite in order to retain power in the 2023 general elections.
The Chairman made the remarks during the inauguration of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council and unveiling of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s manifesto on Friday at the Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Highlighting the most important factor going into the election, he said: “It is a moment we solemnly reassure Nigerians that our party is united around a common course. The cause of peace, unity, and national development. We will neither shirk our responsibilities nor disappoint our teeming millions of supporters in all corners and crannies of our great country. The APC leadership of the country is cast in stone.
“I congratulate and salute all the members of the Presidential Campaign Council. The illustrious men and women who have accepted to serve our party. They are in it for a great and selfless purpose. And that is to work tirelessly, honestly, and committedly for the victory of our party at all levels of the electoral contest next year.
“On their broad and strong shoulders, rest the fate of our party in the general elections of 2023. I know we stand together in the task ahead. In the task ahead, we must not take the continued support of the people for granted. This party stands once more on the records of his performance at national and sub-national levels. Still, the only thing that will guarantee our victory, is our unity of purpose and hard work with discipline. We demonstrated that in 2015 and 2019. Let us demonstrate it again in the year 2023.”
He added that all members of the Presidential Campaign Council must make unity their watchword. “No army goes into a battle in disarray or without a common purpose. I urged all of us to see our membership of the council as a privilege given to us to serve our party and our country” he said.
On the manifesto, Adamu noted the party through its manifesto is ensuring that the legacy programs and projects of the present administration will be sustained and built upon. “The programs of our candidate are also the party’s programs. The National Working Committee, NWC, and indeed the entire party are ready to work for the actualization of these programs.”
He acknowledged the role that the women folks are playing in the campaign process. “On October 10, 2022, they undertook a notable initiative and launch their campaign council in the very hall. Women form the very support base of our party. We will do everything possible to advance their course and ensure that their voices are heard and their interest delivered” he concluded.
The Presidential Campaign Council, PCC, is chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari while chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and the presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu are co-deputies.