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NASS Leadership: Northern Youths Storm APC Secretariat, Insist On Goje

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Senator Danjuma Goje
Youths under  the platform of the Northwest wing of Coalition of Northern  Youth Organizations  on Thursday stormed the Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC), urging the leadership to support Sen Danjuma Goje for the office of the Senate president.
The youths who were at the Secretariat with banners with inscriptions: “Goje for 9th Senate,”  “Goje best for next level,” among others, said their candidate was the most qualified to occupy the Senate President seat.
The youth were said to have organised the same rally at the Northwest zonal secretariat of the APC in Kaduna, where they presented letter calling for Goje’s support.
Speaking at the rally in Abuja, the Chairman of the group, Engineer Hassan Idris said they will not accept any  unfair endorsement and purported endorsement of candidate from the Northeast  region.
He said a level playing ground must be given to all the contenders for the Senate Presidency, saying none of the contenders should be forced on the Red Chamber, come June.
Aside Goje, Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno) and Senator Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe ) are eyeing the Senate Presidency.
“We  owe it a sense of duty to demand and insist that, the contenders to the seat of the Senate Presidency must subject themselves to a level playing democratic process of equal opportunity. Importantly.
“The North West wing of the Coalition of Northern Youth Organizations is calling on all concerned persons to prevail on Senator Danjuma Goje to declare and run for the Presidency of the 9th Senate,” he said.
He described Goje as a better and more prepared for the office and stands taller in the race than others.
The youths in their large number went to the North West All Progressives Congress APC Zonal office and  handed over a letter to the party officials on their decision to support Senator Goje.‎
‎In his short remarks after receiving the letter Administrative Assistant  to the Secretary APC North West office , Malam Suleiman Adamu told  the group that their letter will be delivered to the party’s North West secretary who will later forward it to the National Secretariat for action.
“I received your letter and I will make sure I deliver it to the Secretary North West who will forward it to the National Secretariat. I wish you best of luck, ” he said.
‎Also the Auwal Gote Coordinator Coliation of North West Youth Consultative awareness Committee said Senator Goje is  found to be the most acceptable and most experienced from the region.
“Danjuma Goje is the only politicians of the present Senator’s from North East who can fundamentally and structurally provide responsible responsive and leadership of the senate,” he said
He described him as an experienced administrator and democrats to redeem the reputation of the senate, reinvent its identity as a strong, respected and unified people.
Also the North West Coordinator of the Coliation Engineer Musa Idris said as a group they rejected the endorsement of candidates for Senate President by the ruling party ‎leadership.
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