PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL : February 5th, 2022
Ahead of 2023 general elections an enormous crowd consisting mostly of young men and women in the commercial city of Northern Nigeria, Kano State will demonstrate on the major streets and strategic centers, an event known as the A 2 Million Man March for the Presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Driven by their desire to see all qualified voters act in the interests of National reconciliation, and to stem Kano State unison on their preferred presidential candidate, an undisputed but undeniably high number of persons will converge on the 19th of February, 2023 between the Emirs House to the government house for over 12 hours in a walk and of speeches by notable leaders from many different corners of the Socio-political and civil rights movement under the eagis of Coalition of Support Groups for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (COSGABAT) led by it’s Director General, Hon Akin Thomas Babajide.
The Coalition group, COSGABAT, has said that with the high powered planning committee put in place all is set for the planned Two-million-man march in support of Tinubu, the consensus presidential candidate of the Kano State progressives, Push News 24 International reports.
Recall that ahead of its February 2022 National Convention, APC stakeholders have moved for the zoning of the presidential seat to Southern Nigeria, and micro-zoned to South West, this is believed to be strategic towards clearing the coast for the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress.
Consequently, Tinubu, who hails from South West appears to have emerged as consensus candidate since his declaration of intention to Mr President, a moved that was applauded by all stakeholders and raised the bar for potential aspirants to the top seat.
However, some persons from the opposition have raise eyebrows over Tinubus popularity on the ground that it would affect the chances of the region quest to produce the president in 2023 due to his health and other unsubstantiable facts.
But the COSGABAT which has the backing of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as Chairman of the One Million March for Tinubu believes it is a “case of giving the dog a bad name just to hang it.”
The Coalition recall that Tinubu despite been out of of direct governance for more that 22 years , he has remained relevant socio-politically, building bridges across all tribes and promoting National Unity and cohesion.
After the release of the highly powered Planning Committee list, the group emphatically has concluded plans to stage a one-million-man march in support of Tinubu which they states represents the yearnings of the Kano State people and the Northern Nigeria at large.
According to COSGABAT any frivolous move by unprogressive elements against their principal was a clear attempt to expunge the Northern Nigeria from the scheme of things and that will not be accepted.
“This coalition believes that the few voices against the endorsement of Asiwaju Tinubu as the consensus candidate were borne out of ignorance and jealousy for the unprecedented popularity and achievements of Tinubu”
“On this ground, we are staging a one-million-man march in support of Tinubu
“We call on the Caretaker Committee chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, Board of Trustees, Apex Leaders of the party in the Northern region and leaders in particular, Kano state not to deny the Kano State young men and women youth this rear opportunity to prove to them that their voice can be truly heard,”.
According to the One Million Man march committee list made available to Push News 24 International, Hon Idris Muazu is the Planning Committee Chairman while Hon Bakoji Badaru is the Secretary, the duo of HE Aliyu Wammakko and Gov Bello Masari will lead the the pack of distinguished Special Guest of Honour while Gov Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is the Chairman.
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