By Lola Seriki-Idahosa, Kaduna
Tracereporters –Forum of Amalgamation of deregistered political parties of Nigeria (ADPPN), made up of 60 political parties has endorsed Governorship candidate of All Progressive Party (APC) Distinguished Senator Uba Sani.
In a press conference held at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) press centre on Tuesday, the chairman of the forum Alh. Muhammad Sani Ahmad said the
forum is a platform for the promotion of good Governance, support to progressive ideals in a free democratic environment.
According to him, “the forum is made up of sixty (60) party chairmen and their excos that were deregistered after the 2019 general elections today raise critical salient issues relating to the forthcoming Governorship elections in Kaduna State come March 18th 2023 in relation to the candidature of the All-Progressive Congress (APC) stand bearer Senator Dr. Uba Sani.
“Let us start by commiserating with the Government and people of Kaduna State
on the unfortunate violence that led to the loss of lifes in some part of Zangon
Kataf LGA in the past two days; we further commiserate with the people who lost their loved ones while we call on the security agencies to fish-out the perpetrators and bring them to justice quickly so that full normalcy can return to the area ahead of the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.
“Everyone of us you see here today has a name having been a key participants in
the last two election cycles; that is 2015 and 2019; we are therefore here riding
on our resourcefulness, contact, great mobilization skills cutting across the entire 23 LGAs of the State, to deploy in deepening our democratic culture, adding flair to service delivery and political leadership.
“We have before arriving at this juncture, consulted widely with our members and
network of stakeholders and opinion leaders; we appraised them of the clear
record of achievement of distinguished Senator Dr. Uba Sani a civil society
activist, a crusader for social justice, an award winning (ICPC certified) anti-
corruption crusader and a high performing Senator of the federal republic of Nigeria.
“These wide-ranging consultations provided us the mandate to make the
declaration of support in this press conference.
“Gentle men of the press, we are disturbed by the negative signals coming from some political parties who have decided to create a political gimmick they called “Muslim-Muslim” ticket- this phrase is a coinage of the opposition in Kaduna State, the APC only gave voice to our women who have been kept in the back-yard for long; and for the last 4 years the performance of Kaduna State women in governance is clear for everyone to see.
“We state clearly that the combination of
Sen Uba Sani and Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa, Balarabe, is a strategic strike at the political balancing act. This political brinkmanship is giving the opposition a night mare because the strategy has provided Kaduna State an unprecedented development strides in the annals of the history of Kaduna State.
“We therefore take a cursory look into some of the monumental achievements
that stands Dr. Uba Sani heads and shoulders above candidates of the other
1. Human capital development
Senator Uba Sani, is a mentor to many young people in Nigeria irrespective of
tribe, ethnicity or religion- this mentorship was and still is (structured and unstructured) here is a small recount of the prominent ones amongst them.
1. The Uba Sani foundation is a source of succor to many and indigent student
through its scholarship scheme
2. In the 7 LGAs that made up his senatorial zone, widows, orphans, youth
groups, the physically challenged benefits from the benevolence of this
3. He led the struggle for the reduction of the interest payment on soft loans
that he facilitated for Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion, ethnicity, or
“Dr. Uba Sani towers head and shoulders above all the other candidates for the
Governorship of Kaduna State and we challenge them to- SHOW WHAT THEY
Sen. Uba Sani took on the gory state educational infrastructure in some of the
rural LGAs of his constituency on assumption of office as senator by proposing a bill that has scaled all parliamentary processes to establish some critical educational, infrastructure:
i.An Act to Establish the Federal College of Education, Giwa, Kaduna
State Federal Medical Centre Rigassa, Kaduna State (Est., Etc.) Bill 2019
Establishment of the Institute of Information and Communication
Technology Kaduna South (Est., Etc.) Bill 2020 (SB.407)
The University of Technology Kaduna (Est, Etc.) Bill 2019 seeks to convert Kaduna State Polytechnic to a university
Economic development Senator Uba Sani sponsored and led the Banks and Other Financial Institutions
Act 2004 (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill 2019 (SB.178) that was signed into law to support greater economic development of business environment in the country.
The Distinguished senator is currently ranked among the three senators with the most progressive bills in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly.
We the Amalgamation of deregistered Political Parties Kaduna State chapter, on behalf of our teeming membership in the 23 LGAs, wards and communities, on this 14th day of March 2023, do hereby declare that we whole heartedly ENDORSE the candidature of Senator Dr. Uba Sani of the All-Progressive Congress (APC) as the preferred choice for the Governor of Kaduna State in the election slated for March 18th 2023.
This endorsement comes with our full support to deploy our team to serve as
canvassers, street captains, gate-keepers and anti-rigging squad to help ensure that the APC and Dr. Uba Sani emerge victorious in the Governorship election 2023 because he is the man for the job.
We call on the good people of Kaduna State, to troop out in their numbers and
cast their votes for Distinguished Senator Uba Sani, so that by the grace of God he will be the next governor of Kaduna State.
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