The All Progressives Congress, APC has received the leadership and members of the Action Alliance in the NorthWest zone, building stronger political base towards the 2023 elections.
The decision to merge with Action Alliance was contained in aletter signed by Hajiya Amina Kilishi Lamido, Zonal Coordinator of the Action Alliance Presidential Council, Northwest Zone, saying the decision for the merger was informed by the overwhelming appreciation of the sterling leadership qualities of Governor Bello Matawalle, his unprecedented achievements as the Governor of Zamfara State, and the exceptional feats he has achieved as the Tinubu/Shettima Northwest Campaign Council Coordinator.
Hajiya Amina who led some members of the Action Alliance Presidential Campaign Council from the Northwest Zone to a courtesy call on the Governor in Kaduna, the Headquarters of the APC North West Presidential Campaign office stated that the decision for the merger was taken at the AA Campaign Council meeting held in Kano last week.
Those who attended the meeting and endorsed the decision include the Action Alliance Zonal Presidential Campaign Council Coordinator for the Northwest, the Deputy National Women Leader of the Action Alliance, the Deputy National Chairman of Northwest Zone, AA party chairmen of the seven states of the Northwest, AA gubernatorial candidates of the seven Northwest states, and some major stakeholders of the party in the Northwest
Receiving the AA delegation in Kaduna, the North West Campaign Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shettima ticket and Governor of Zamfara State, Hon Dr Bello Mohammed thanked the delegation for their overwhelming decision, saying with this development, the AA political party has collapsed in the entire Northwest.
The Governor informed the defectors that the APC Presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has mapped out strategic development plans that will consolidate the existing reforms embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari and the total fight against insecurity in the country.
Governor Matawalle assured them of his Commitment as the Campaign Coordinator of Tinubu/Shettima ticket that they would be carried along in political campaign activities and the decision of the APC at North West level at all times.
This stunning victory for the APC Northwest Presidential Campaign Council is coming on the heels of many other political victories scored by the party in recent weeks.
These include the recent 5000-Man March in Support of Tinubu/Shettima held in Kaduna, which was attended by Governor Matawalle, and the reception of 12 erstwhile pro-PDP groups who opted to support the Tinubu/Shettima Northwest Presidential Campaign Council towards attaining victory at the 2023 polls.
Similarly, early this week, Governor Matawalle received the Director General of Atiku Project who doubles as a member of PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Hon Dr Hamza Abubakar Talba to the APC, after he defected along with different Pro PDP groups and other agile young political Associations under PDP in Kaduna.