The former governor of Kano State, Abdulahi Ganduje was on Thursday confirmed as the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ganduje’s appointment was confirmed by the the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party at its meeting in Abuja.
The NEC which made the decision at its 12th meeting also elected former Senate spokesman, Ajibola Basiru, from Osun State as the APC National Secretary.
Ganduje who addressed party leaders after his emergence as the National Chairman, thanked President Bola Tinubu for believing in his ability to lead the party while promising to ensure that internal democracy would prevail in the party during his tenure.
The ex-Kano Governor who promised to hit the ground running, pledged a scientific registration of party members and pay utmost attention to election management and conflict resolution, while enabling a level playing field for all party members during party primaries to ensure victory for the party in all forthcoming governorship elections across the country.
In attendance at the meeting were President Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shettima, members of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, chieftains of the party in the National Assembly, amongst others.
Tinubu who spoke during the meeting, urged leaders of the party to deliver the promises of good governance to Nigerians now that the dust of leadership has been settled.
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