26th March, 2022
Six All Progressives Congress, APC chairmanship aspirants have stepped down for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidate, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu.
This is contained in a letter dated 25 March, 2022 and signed by Senator George Akume, one of the aspirants for chairmanship.
The letter of withdrawal was addressed to the Chairman, APC Election Sub-Committee of the National Secretariat.
Those who stepped down for Adamu are Senator Tanko Al-Makura, Akume, Abdulaziz Yari, Senator Sani Musa Muhammed, Etsu Muhammed and Turaki Salilu Mustapha.
The letter reads: “May I kindly refer to the appeal by Mr. President for the chairmanship aspirants of our great party to agree to a consensus arrangement wherein our colleague, H.E., Sen. Abdullahi Adamu is made our consensus candidate for the chairmanship position and forward letters of withdrawal from the under listed aspirants to wit: Senator Tanko Al-Makura, Akume, Abdulaziz Yari, Senator Sani Musa Muhammed, Etsu Muhammed and Turaki Salilu Mustapha.”