By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
After several days of confusion and denials, the first civilian governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima on Wednesday revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gusau the Zamfara State capital.
The revalidation of Yarima’s membership which was performed five days after the commencement of the exercise in Zamfara State was held at a specially arranged venue the Gusau Command Guest House instead of his polling unit in Bakura town in Bakura Local Government Area due to the controversies that have been trailing the former governor’s membership revalidation.
Yarima’s revalidation was performed by the Chairman of Bakura Local Government Registration Committee and a Commissioner of the National Population Commission (NPC) Alhaji Muhammad Muttaqa Rini supported by APC Zamfara State caretaker committee chairman, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad Liman and other officials from the state and Bakura local government area.
The event was also witnessed by members of the Registration Committee sent from the national headquarters of the party in Abuja led by Senator Abba Ali.
Addressing journalists shortly after the revalidation of his membership, Senator Yarima expressed happiness with the development.
“Patience is the way to go and my religion has said that whoever is patient will achieve whatever objective he desire from Allah,” he said.
The former governor expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and National Caretaker Committee chairman, Mai Mala Buni for their intervention in the imbroglio.
“I want to say that from the bottom of my heart , I have forgiven everybody for the travails,” he said.
He called on people in the state especially the party supporters to come out and revalidate their register and continue to work for the progress of the party.
Before the revalidation of his membership on Wednesday, Yarima had since on Saturday when the exercise began in Zamfara state being waiting patiently for the registration committee to revalidate him.
Yarima is one of the top stakeholder of the APC in the state and country.