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Former Zamfara Governor, Yari Backed For Senate President




Intrigue As Yari Set To Battle Uzor-Kalu, Umahi, Others For Senate Presidency

The National Assembly Aides Forum (NAAFORM) has backed a former governor of Zamfara State, AbdulAzeez Yari, to emerge as the  Senate President in the 10th Senate.

Naija News reports that the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly  has been reportedly slated for 13th June, 2023.

In a statement to newsmen on Monday signed by the director of media and publicity Comrade Segun Dada and Attahiru Shitu disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was yet to take a decision on the zoning arrangement.

According to the group, it believes it is morally right to zone the position of the Senate President to the North-West.

The forum stated that Yari’s antecedent as one of the founding progressive leaders who worked tirelessly in conceiving the idea of formatting the APC as the first African mega political party at a time when the political fortune of Nigeria was at its lowest ebb make him fit for the position.

The forum said it is of paramount importance to inform Nigerians that Yari merit the position of the Senate President in the 10th Assembly considering his performance and record of achievements as a former member of the House of Representative in the sixth National Assembly in the year 2007-2011 before after which he secured the ticket of the ANPP to contest for the Governorship position in Zamfara State in 2011.

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NAAFORM added that his numerous giant strides, as a governor endeared him to his other colleagues in the Nigeria Governor Forum (NGF) and collectively and overwhelmingly got his colleagues unalloyed support for his emergence as the chairman of the famous NGF chairman.