A Borno State Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mustapha Gambo, has mentioned a former Governor of the State, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff has what it takes to present the APC a brand new lease of life ought to he change into its Nationwide Chairman.
Gambo, who served as Senior Political Adviser to ex-Borno State Governor, Ibrahim Shettima, mentioned this in an interview in Abuja, on Thursday.
He famous that though the two-time governor was nonetheless consulting following requires him to contest, his credentials as a thoroughbred businessman and politician stood him in good stead for the highest job.
The get together chieftain mentioned, “The APC wants a stabilizing pressure and with due respect to all these reported to be nursing ambition to vie for the chairmanship of our get together, none of them comes near what His Excellency, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff brings to be desk.
“Other than being the primary governor to be elected twice as governor of Borno state; he was elected twice to the federal parliament as Senator representing Borno Senatorial District at totally different political epochs.
“He was chairman, Board of Trustees of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Social gathering, ANPP, one of many events that later merged with others to kind the APC. He grew to become the nationwide chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, owing primarily to his huge political attraction throughout the board. The place are we prone to discover a man like this, if one could ask?
“Sheriff has up to now been the one one going around the nation, interfacing with members and leaders of the get together on the grassroots stage in preparation for this weekend’s native authorities congresses to be held nationwide.”
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