August 12, 2022



APC help teams insist on Bello as vice presidential candidate, rejects Tinubu’s selection

A coalition of All Progressives youth help teams nationwide has condemned the candidature of Senator Kashim Shettima because the operating mate and vice presidential candidate of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu below the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the forthcoming 2023 normal election, calling it a nasty determination with grave repercussions if not reversed instantly.

In a communique issued on the finish of their expanded Nationwide Government Council (NEC) assembly on the thirteenth of July, 2022 in Abuja collectively signed by Igwe Ude-umanta, Convener, Coalition of APC Youth Teams and Co-Convener, Solomon Adodo, President
Nationwide Youth Council of Nigeria amongst different representatives of assorted teams, unanimously rejected the announcement of former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shetima as operating mate and demanded a reversal to ensure their full help.

“We, substantive members of Coalition of All Progressives Congress Help Teams right here talking in a single voice unanimously reject in totality the latest announcement of former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima because the operating mate to the Presidential Candidate of APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Jagaban). We name on the nationwide management of APC, Progressives Governors Discussion board and His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to rethink his selection of operating mate of the social gathering, and provides help to the popular candidate of Nigerian youths’ within the individual of Dr Ibrahim Bello Dauda. A younger and vibrant politician with an impeccable monitor report of achievements each within the personal and public sectors of the Nigerian economic system. He’s the perfect image of a youth and we’re prepared to rally spherical and provides him our fullest help come 2023”, the communique famous.

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The Coalition equally despatched a robust warning to politicians who’re bent on excluding youths from the governance construction within the nation even after the passage of the Not So Younger to Run invoice, insisting additional that the selection of Dr. Dauda and the demand for his nomination as APC Vice Presidential candidate is well timed and should not be jettisoned if the APC as social gathering doesn’t wish to have a operating battle with the youths of this nation.

“This coalition is standing agency on ‘Nigerian Youths Inclusion’ in addition to the actualisation of the Not Too Younger To Run laws and therefore, is urging the APC Management to present an area to the youths to train their civic rights take part actively in politics reasonably than being passive observers who’re solely anticipated to vote after which sit again on the sidelines. We’re emphatic on the truth that this Coalition of APC Help Teams has discovered Dr. Ibrahim Bello Dauda (El Dabi), a real detribalised Nigerian youth chief worthy and social gathering man to be the operating mate and Vice President to His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu within the subsequent political dispensation. Failure to make this a actuality shall be tantamount to setting the youth on a collision course with the social gathering hierarchy and the result received’t be pleasant”, the communique warned.

The Coalition famous additional that El Dabi’s philanthropic and humanitarian gestures have received him help throughout non secular and tribal divides in contrast to Shetima who has been variously sophisticated in terrorism costs and different unwholesome actions, including that the individual for the workplace of vice chairman is just too delicate to be given to somebody who has quite a lot of instances to reply and doesn’t have precedent.

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“It’s worthy of notice that Dr. Ibrahim Bello Dauda’s catholic gestures have endeared him to all Nigerians (Christians and Muslims alike). He has touched lives past non secular, regional and tribal obstacles by his philanthropic and humanitarian platforms and engagements in Nigeria. He has been endorsed by so many teams and his candidature won’t solely douse the already current stress however win the APC victory on the polls come 2023”, the assertion famous.

With the unusual and unprecedented degree of helps from youth teams, eminent Nigerians and market girls leaders, the Coalition is definite that victory shall be a walkover for the APC if Dr. Bello is giving this chance and has referred to as on Mr. President, all APC governors and stakeholders in addition to nicely that means Nigerians to make sure that the fitting factor is completed for the sake of youth inclusion and to forestall a breakdown of regulation and order within the face of perceived marginalisation and betrayal