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 stated this on Wednesday in his country home,Umaisha,Nasarawa State while fielding questions from newsmen.
He added 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, dispeling rumour that APC will die in 2023 when President Buhari will be going.
“By the end of President Buhari’s tenure, I assure you he will have already laid a solid foundation for the party, the country and whoever is coming 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 can enter Buhari’s shoes, we will go for him.
“So,I can assure you that infact 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 administration in their efforts in tackling the security and other emerging challenges facing the the state and the nation at large.
While commending the efforts of the President in tackling security, corruption,economy and other challenges, he equally appreciated the efforts of the security agents in tackling criminal activities 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.
The state number three citizen enjoined his constituents and Nigerians to live in peace, respect constituted authorities and tolerate one another irrespective of their affiliations.