Blueprint publisher donates #43M, 31 buses to APC for Guber race.
Publisher of BluePrint Newspapers and governorship aspirant of the, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi has donated forty three million naira and thirty one Sharon buses to the APC to prosecute his aspiration for the forthcoming governoship election in Niger state.
The publisher gave the donations Tuesday when he visited the state APC secretariat opposite Zarumai school/formal declaration of his intents to contest the 2023 governorship position.
He said the donation is to strengthen the party and as well enable the state executive perform efficiently in a conducive atmosphere.
Malagi is among the plethora of aspirants from zone A noted that he is the most qualified to take over from incumbent Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello who would be completing his two terms next year.
The aspirant added that he has been supporting the party with the payment of rent for the APC state secretariat, adding that he intends to contest on the party platform and deemed it expedient to contribute towards building a strong foundation ahead of next year’s general election.
He told hundreds of party supporters, “I will let cat out of the bag, yes, I am aspiring to be the next governor of Niger state but today I am here to identify with the platform, with my party, the APC to strengthen the party through the donations”.
“Each of the 25 Local Government Areas will receive a bus and N1 million cash. Each of the three zonal offices will get a bus and N1 million while the state party secretariat will get three buses and N15 million cash to help them in the operations and party activities”.
Malagi who is the publisher of BluePrint Newspaper also pledged his loyalty to the APC and urged the state leadership of the party to ensure they sustenance the existing unity amongst members without which it will not be possible for them to retain Niger state and at the federal level in the coming dispensation.
The Publisher turned politician applauded Governor Bello for ensuring that the party remained strong and indivisible arguing however that, “Though there are disagreements, it does not mean division but part of the inevitable rudiments of democracy”.
Responding, Niger State APC Chairman, Hon. Zakari Jikantoro appreciated the kind gesture by the Publisher cum politician aimed at not only strengthening the party structure in Niger state but prepare the party ahead of the 2023 general election for victory assured at all levels.
Jikantoro who enjoined party members from across the 25 LGAs to brace up for the task ahead assured that the donations was enough to win the sympathy of the people and therefore prayed Allah that Malagi emerge victorious as the next Governor of the state.