2023 Presidency : We’ll align with Gov. Sule’s position, says Nasarawa Speaker
…as group drums support for V. P Osinbajo
The Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi said when the time to choose who will be the country’s next president comes, the position that will be taking by Governor Abdullahi Sule will be the position and direction of the State Assembly.
The Speaker stated this when Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG), Osinbajo 2023 led by its Chairman, Dr. Aliyu Rabiu Kurfi visited Nasarawa State House of Assembly in Lafia, on Monday.
Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi who emphasized that Nasarawa State is one of the few States in the country that have absolute stability in APC, said they remain and will continue to remain one united family now and beyond 2023.
“This is your House because out of the 24 honourable members who formed this House, APC has 20. So, I said it is your House because it’s APC House, besides we work as one united family.
“Here in Nasarawa State, we have our leader, our father, who is the Governor. The Governor is our leader, and we shall be looking unto him to give us direction.
“ Whatever Governor Abdullahi Sule agreed with you is our position, the position of Gov. Sule is the position of Nassarawa State House of Assembly,” the Speaker said.
“ Yes, the Vice President, all Nigerians know that he is a very loyal person to Mr. President, he is also very hardworking, we are looking at him and the President as twins brothers.
“The Vice President, our expectations is for him to continue to be loyal and hardworking,” the speaker said.
Speaker Balarabe Abdullahi promised to continue to synergize with Governor Abdullahi Sule for good working relationship to ensure that the people of the state get the best of governance.
“This is our government, this is our state, as lawmakers we must do everything possible to partner with the Governor, give him all the needed support to succeed because his success will give the people the best,” he stated.
Earlier, the Chairman, Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) Osinbajo 2023, Dr. Aliyu Rabiu Kurfi told the Speaker and his members that they were at the State Assembly on voluntary mission in the interest of the party and the country at large.
Dr. Kurfi commended the leadership qualities of the Speaker and the cordial working relationship between the arms of government in the State, and called for its sustenance.
“It is our hope that by now party men of goodwill should begin something early in the search and selection, that is why we are here on a voluntary mission in the interest of APC and Nigeria at large.
“ We are on a mission for Osinbajo for President come 2023 for a smooth transition,” the Chairman said.