The Governor of Borno State, Professor Umaru Zulum has expressed optimism that the APC will select a credible candidate in the forthcoming presidential primaries.
This is contained in a statement issued to newsmen by the Governor after he received a group known as the Progressive Consolidation Group PCG in Maiduguri.
The statement emphasizes that the people of Borno state will continue to work with the party’s hierarchy, members of the National Assembly and leaders at all levels in actualization of the president’s desire for a peaceful and united party before the 2023 general election.
The statement further stresses the need for party leaders to ensure that self discipline, intergrity, and competency are considered in electing the next president.
According to the statement, Governor Zulum’s priority is how best his state can contribute to economic development of the country .