Northern Christians, Muslims political leaders unite ahead of 2023
By Ahmed Ahmed
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Northern Christian leaders led by the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon Yakubu Dogara and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal, have resolved to work with their Muslim counterparts in the north to adopt one of the Presidential Candidates in a bid to defeat the same faith ticket (Muslim-Muslim) ticket of the APC.
The resolution was contained in a communique jointly signed by a former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State and minister of Water Resources during the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo Hon. Mukhari Shagari and Hon Yakubu Dogara.
The communique was the outcome of their consultative meeting and dialogue between Northern APC Christian Leaders and Northern Muslim Political Leaders held on Saturday October 8, 2022, at NAF Conference Centre, Kado Abuja.
The dialogue and consultative meeting had in attendance the following persons: HE Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, HE Boni Haruna, HE Abdulfatah Ahmed, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, Engr. Babachir David Lawal, Hon Damishi Sango.
Others are Senator Idris Ahmed Umar, HE Yomi Awoniyi, HE Simon Achuba, Hon. Ummara Kumalia,
Hon Baba Shehu Agaie, Air Marshall Monday Morgan (Rtd), General Ishaya Bauka (rtd), Mohammed Sani Sidi, Hon John B. Bawa, Dr. Iliya Stephen Msheliza.
They include Sarah Allabeh-nanpon Shina Ibiyemi, Dr. Auwalu Anwar,Dr. Yakubu Tor-Agbidye,Hon Hassan Jonga, Hon Dauda Bundot,Alhaji Abdul Abubakar,Alhaji Musa Bello, Ishaku Pennap,Hon Leah Solomon.
Among them also Mohammed Alhaji Yakubu, Professor Salamatu Machunga, Barrister Mela Nanghe SAN, Reverend Joseph Hayab, Dr. Mrs Ruth Magaji, Reverend Innocent Solomon, Reverend Habila Tengya, Hon Haruna Mohammed and Hon Gwamna Dimas.