Senator George Akume, the Government minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs has said the race for the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chairmanship should not be seen as a do or die affair by contenders.
Akume spoke on Thur in Abuja when he received the Middlebelt Youth Vanguard members who paid him a courtesy see.
The former governor of Benue Province said his primary concern was for the place to be zoned to the Northward-Central, NAN reports.
According to Akume: “We are still going on with our province congresses; after that, it will be the National Conference. Our prayer is that permit this place be zoned to the Northward-Central.
“I have not declared, but after appropriate consultations and the zoning, we will do the needful. When that occasion arises, I will be depending on you. Whoever gets your back up is shut to getting the victory.
“Also in our zone, we are all committed that whoever emerges will acquire the back up of all of us. It is not a do-or-die affair.”
He said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Authorities was committed to youth evolution as demonstrated in the signing of the Not-Too-Immature-To-Run Human activity.
He said this is also demonstrated in other youth-focused programmes beingness implemented by the administration.
“No land toils with the fate of its youths,” Akume said.
The government minister said the administration was committed to the evolution of the country through infrastructure particularly route and rail projects.
He famous that in spite of obvious challenges, the country has done good under the Buhari-led administration, saying that what was needed was the back up of Nigerians for it to do to a greater extent.
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