10th National Assembly: Group canvases support for Sen. Barau as Senate president
From Adam Muh’d, Gusau
The National Convener INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF NORTH WEST (IPNW), a Pro democracy advocate for the rule of law movement in the North West geopolitical zone of Nigeria, Haruna Aminu has called on the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the position of the Senate President in the 10th National Assembly to the North West zone of the country.
The movement maintained that the North West deserved the nation’s Senate Presidency in the interest of fairness, equity and Justice
This is contained in a statement issued to newsmen signed by the National Convener Haruna Aminu and made available to Blueprint Weekend in Gusau the Zamfara state capital on Friday.
The National Convener of the group maintained that the North West zone had been a major player in the success and vigour of the ruling party since it took over power in 2015.
“The zone, whose people are known for absolute loyalty since the formation of the APC accounts for the highest voting pattern for winning presidential tickets and elections just like in the recently concluded Presidential election where it gave the President-elect the highest number of votes compared to any other zone in the country, this means we can do more if given the opportunity to produce the Next Senate President of Nigeria, our contributions have been so loud”. He added.
He described the zoning the Senate Presidency to the North West as a compensating the zone for its commitment and loyalty as well as setting the stage for the APC for continuity in 2027.
“The North West group appealed for solidarity from all political parties that made it to the 10th Senate to help the North West geo political zone actualize this project for the overall good of the Nation as a capable and dependable hand has been identified for the job”.
“We the indigenous people of North West see more possibilities, Capacity and competence in Sen Jibrin Barau, we call on all Senators-elect from all parts of the Nation to support the aspiration of this great son of the North West”.