Group pushes for Dogara as Tinubu’s running mate

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A group known as “Coalition for Peace and Progress,” has declared that, a former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is the most suitable to be the running mate of the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.
Addressing a press conference on Saturday in Kaduna, the coordinator of the coalition, Muhammad Chindo, said Dogara has the required qualities and political experience to join the ticket.
According to him, the nomination of Dogara would promote unity and togetherness in the country.
Chindo added that Dogara’s large-heartedness and kind nature” are qualities that would make him the ideal running mate to the party’s flag-bearer.
He said further that, “Above all, it is imperative that the future vice-president must be a Christian who could transcend primordial sentiments bordering on religion and the twin evils of tribalism and sectionalism in the country, which Dogara is most appropriate.
“After a thorough, painstaking search and our avowed commitment and dedication to the noble cause of ensuring a united Nigeria, we unanimously conclude the most suitable to hold the position of the vice-president under the APC is Yakubu Dogara.”
Chindo who described Dogara as a humble and trustworthy individual said he would give the required support and encouragement to the president if nominated.
“It is on record that Dogara has always been a reliable fellow in his dealings with others, especially on matters of state and national interests.
“Throughout his tenure at the national assembly, it was such noble qualities he exhibited that made him to be legendary and unique for all time to come.
“Dogara is a grassroots politician who was tested and trusted by the people of his constituency, who had the honour and privilege to be elected fourconsecutive terms,” the coalition said.
According to Chindo Dogara’s large-heartedness and kind nature” are qualities that would make him the ideal running mate to the party’s flag-bearer.

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