By Emmanuel Mogbede
Sen. Umaru Al-Makura has said he visited the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to register my his loyalty and support to him, ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Al-Makura, also a former governor of Nasarawa State, visited Tinubu on Sunday, his media aide, Ibraheem Muhammad, said in a statement.
He said Al-Makura pledged continued loyalty and support to the APC 2023 presidential candidate during the visit.
“I visited the presidential candidate of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to register my firm loyalty and support to him, ahead of the 2023 general elections.
“I and my teeming supporters across different backgrounds have been sensitising the electorate to support and vote for Tinubu and his running mate Sen. Kashim Shettima,” he said.
Al-Makura added that because most of the party’s campaign rallies had been organised in the cities, his team was taking the campaigns to the electorate at the grassroots.
“I support his campaign manifesto which has captured plans to ensure that the grassroots enjoy dividends of democracy.
“I told Sen. Tinubu that his visit to the grassroots at Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State has rekindled the hope of the people at the grassroots.
“I also told him that supporting the grassroots people will enhance peace, reduce rural urban migration and enhance growth and development,” Al-Makura said.
The lawmaker said that Tinubu was happy with the visit and promised to ensure that every Nigerian benefitted from his policies of inclusion toward enhancing the nation’s socio-economic growth and development.