From Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi
One of the leading gubernatorial aspirants of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State, Al’ameen Sani Mohammed has withdrawn his aspiration.
He announced his withdrawal few hours before the conduct of the exercise at a press conference held at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ Press Center, Bauchi on Thursday.
Al’ameen said that regardless of the money spent so far on his campaign, his withdrawal was geared towards promoting the unity in the party.
“On behalf of myself and teaming supporters, I wish to formally announce my decision to withdraw from participating in the Bauchi State gubernatorial primary election of our great party, the All Progressive Congress (APC)”.
He said that, “My decision to withdraw from this all important election is in the interest of the party and to foster unity & purpose among the aspirants whom I have had the privilege to chair in the 2022 Governorship Aspirants Forum” .
Al’ameen Said that, “It is important to state that my withdrawal from the contest is to encourage more aspirants to follow suit in order to have a hitch-free primary election”.
He stressed that, “As a bona-fide member of our great party I feel I should make the sacrifice of withdrawing from the contest of the 2022 governorship primaries so as to make APC in Bauchi State a united family,”and assured his supporters that he will adequately inform them of the next move politically to ensure that the best amongst the remaining aspirants won the party primaries.