Adamawa: APC And ADC To Merge Ahead Of 2023 Elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and African Democratic Congress (ADC) have announced plans to merge in Adamawa ahead of the 2023 governorship election in the state.

The parties said this would enable them to wrest power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Speaking at a meeting between the two parties on Saturday in Yola, Prof. Tahir Mamman of the APC; who doubles as Chairman, North East Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convection Planning Committee; said the mandate was to resolve all grievances within the party for success.

Further, he said that it was high time they joined hands and resources to take over the governorship position from the PDP. “You all knew that we were together in power in 2015 and at the end; we broke up which resulted to our failure during the 2019 general elections in the state.
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“If we merge, definitely we will succeed since all the stakeholders will contribute to ensure that the party is successful come 2023,” he said.
Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal, State Chairman of the APC, said the party would soon begin membership registration. He urged supporters to register.

“We all know who we are. We should forgive one another and work together toward our success in 2023,” he said. Equally important, Alhaji Yahaya Hammanjulde, State Chairman, ADC thanked the APC for understanding the previous mistakes. He thanked the party supporters for their patience, understanding and urged them to continue for more success.

In his remarks, Sen. Abdul-Aziz Nyako commended efforts and commitment of all stakeholders; which led to the dialogue between the two parties. Furthermore, he urged ADC supporters to pray for the best out of the merger before the party would make its final position known to the APC in a few days.Photo Credit: Getty

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