By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
An influential group within the ruling Party, ‘APC Door-to-door Campaign Forum’ has made a passionate appeal to the Former and Nigeria’s longest serving Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai (RTD) to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying that would benefit from the tremendous experience of the General especially now that the political atmosphere of the country is gathering momentum toward the 2023 general election.
The group made the appeal at a press briefing by its National Coordinator, Comrade Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani, in Kaduna on Wednesday February 16, 2022, during it 7th Northwest Annual meeting
“Ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country, we are making a passionate appeal to Nigeria’s most celebrated Military Chief, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai (Rtd) to join our party, as people like him would of great asset to our party and his present in the party will greatly enhanced the fortune of the party in many more ways.
The group further explains that “While appreciating the fact that the former Army Chief is still contributing positively to Nigeria as the Ambassador of Benin Republic, we want the country to feel his positive contribution politically’’.
They explained that they decided to come out publicly with their appeal, seeing that all efforts to woo him privately have not yielded fruits, “We need General Buratai at the center stage of Nigerian politics considering his wealth of experiences after serving as the Nigerian longest Chief of Army Staff in our history.