Gombe Gov appeals support for APC flag bearers as Kaltungo house members get flag
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has handed flags to the All Progressives Congress (APC) flags bearer to the house of assembly for Kaltungo East and West ahead 2023 Elections.
Our Correspondent gathered that the candidates include current majority leaders Yerima Ladan, and Iliya Suleiman.
Yahaya, while handing over the flags to the candidates at their various constituencies appealed for support across all positions the party is fielding.
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The State Governor, while canvassing support for the legislators, said it would ensure the smooth running of government if members are of the same party as the executive.
According to him, “Vote for candidates of the APC from President, Senator, Representatives, and House of Assembly members for progress, development and continuity of good governance.”
Yahaya also had closed-door meetings with traditional rulers representing the chiefdom; Mai Tula Abubakar Atare, and Mai Kaltungo Engr. Saleh Mohammed, before an eventual parley with stakeholders of the party in the Local Government Area.
On his part, Director-General Gombe State APC campaign council Zubair Umar said the current administration has performed outstandingly, stressing that the best bet would be to show appreciation by supporting its candidates.
Also speaking, Candidate contesting for Kaltungo West, Suleiman assured the governor that the people of the chiefdom would give a block vote to the party, stressing that he was confident that his constituents would reciprocate good governance.
Philemon Layi, former Chairman of Kaltungo Local Government alongside some of his supporters defected to the APC.