A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State, Alhaji Farouk Bamusa, at the weekend, donated the Sum of N40 Million to the state leadership of the party to enable them celebrate the Sallah with relative ease.
Bamusa made the donation at the state party secretariat in Gombe through the state chairman of the party, Amangal Nitte.
He said that the leadership of the party had been resilient in developing the party, despite not being in power in the state, hence the gesture was to assist them enjoy the Sallah celebration with their supporters.
According to him, APC as an opposition party in the State has many challenges, especially lack of financial resources, as such, the expectations and needs of their followers and loyalists may not be fully met by the officials.
While reiterating his loyalty to the leadership of the party, the gubernatorial hopeful stress his commitment to remain supportive to the party.
Bamusa also called on the party delegates to give him the mandate to fly the party’s flag in the Governorship election saying, “the party needs a performer and I am the only candidate that can wrestle power from the PDP in Gombe State with your support. Give me the chance and I will not disappoint you”.
A breakdown of the cash distribution indicates that the 30 State executives will each have N50,000.00, the State Chairman, N100,000.00, party Secretariat administrative staff, N50,000.00, youths present at the occasion, N50,000.00, the 297 LG chairmen in the eleven LGA’s, N20,000.00 each, ward Chairmen and all ward executives also got various sums all totalling N40 million.
Responding, the state party chairman, Mr Nitte Amangal, commended the aspirant and said the party is very much aware and appreciative of all his activities and gestures.
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