From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia
The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, has said that the All Progressives Congress(APC) will rule Nigeria beyond 2023 as President Muhammadu Buhari is laying a solid foundation for the party and the country at large.
Balarabe-Abduallahi affirmed this yesterday in his country home,Umaisha,Nasarawa State while fielding questions from newsmen.
He maintained that President Buhari will complete his eight years in 2023 and by then,he has laid a solid foundation for the country and the party, dispelling rumour that APC will die in 2023 when President Buhari leaves office.
This according to him “By the end of President Buhari’s tenure, I assured you that a solid foundation would be put in place for the party and the country for whoever will follow his foot step.
“Buhari is one person that will not like to impose anybody on Nigerians in 2023.
“We are going to assess individual basis and it is going to be based on integrity so that whoever that will succeed him.
“So,I can assure you that APC will survive beyond 2023. There is no doubt about it,” he said.
Balarabe-Abdullahi also called on Nigerians to pray and support Buhari and Gov Abdullahi Sule’s administrations in their efforts in tackling security, corruption,economy and other challenges as well as appreciated the efforts of the security agents in the country.
Balarabe-Abdullahi equally lauded the effort of Gov Abdullahi Sule in the state for keying into programmes that have direct bearing on the lives of its citizenry and assured him of assembly’s readiness to support him to succeed.
The speaker assured his constituents of better days ahead by attracting more government presence.
“This is my second tenure, My plan is to impact positively on the lives of my constituents and the state at large.
“To influence more government presence to my constituency, all of these aims is to ensure that my second tenure achievements surpass my first tenure success stories,”he said.