2023: APC inaugurates youth campaign structures in North-central, targets 10m votes 




Ahead of the 2023 general election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up youth campaign structures for the North-central, urging the members to mobilise up to 10 million young Nigerians for the victory of the ruling party in the zone.

Unveiling the youths campaign team Friday in Abuja, the APC’s National Vice Chairman (North central), Alhaji Muazu Bawa Rijau, also said an advisory council members has been carefully selected to oversees the affairs of the youths across the North-central states including FCT with their terms and references clearly defined.

According to Rijau, the council is expected to review the 2023 APC North-central Youth Campaign Strategies and action plan and make amendments where necessary, mobilize resources (financial and material support) necessary for the execution of the APC North-central youth campaign strategies and action plan, among others.

The APC chieftain added: “Politics cannot be devoid of youth’s active participation. Hence, they are the leaders of tomorrow and as such, they are expected to be at the forefront in deciding who will lead them and prepare them for future leaders and that is the reason I deemed it necessary to allure them with these National assignment to ensure APC victory at all levels in the North Central come 2023 general election.

Against the backdrop, having carefully observed the teeming youths across the six North Central states including FCT through North Central Youths Leader (Hon. Zubair Aliyu) we have decided to appoints those to pilot their affairs at the center  while they will further strategizes and spread their tentacles across the states  for the 2023 election victory.”

Minister of State for FCT, Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, was however, unveiled as the Chairperson of the Advisory Council that has its members drawn from all the six North-central states of Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory.

In her speech, the minister described the members of the Advisory Council as sure-footed grassroots politicians and determined mobilisers in their communities that will leave no stone unturned in the task of ensuring that the party becomes triumphant in the general elections. 

Ramatu called on the youth across all North-central states to own their future through participation in the democratic process, adding that the place of the Nigerian youth cannot be underestimated, considering the importance of the demographic to achieving a truly prosperous and peaceful nation. 

She urged other zones to emulate and replicate such strategy in their various geopolitical zones.

In his own speech, the APC zonal youth leader, Zubair Aliyu Rogun, promised to mobilize ten million North-central youth ahead of the 2023 electioneering campaigns the APC.

Rogun said: “Today, we are rolling out our campaign action plans and we shall be working seriously to achieve our mission and vision of mobilising 10 million youths of the 24 million registered voters of North Central. We are ready to mobilise and deliver overwhelming youths votes to coast APC to victory at all level in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

“As you can all further see, today signaled our preparedness and epoch history making day for Unveiling of Grand Patrons, Grand Matrons, Patrons and Matrons; the Inaugurations Of APC North Central Youth Campaign Advisory Council, APC North Central Youth Campaign Implementation Committee, the Unveiling of APC North Central Youth Campaign Star Ambassador (Hon. Seyi Tinubu), the Unveiling of APC North Central Youth Campaign Action Plans all geared towards repositioning and re-strategizing   on youths mobilization at the North Central Geopolitical zone for APC victories in all 2023 general elections.”

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