Kaduna chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Air Commodore Emmanual Jekada (rtd) has been re-elected at the just concluded state congress of the party.
The election which was held at Murtala Muhammad Square on Saturday saw the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai; his Deputy, Hajiya Hadiza Balarabe; Speaker, Yusuf Zailani; the Secretary to the State Government, Lawal Abbas as well as top government functionaries in attendance.
Party delegates from the 23 local government filled the auditorium before the election was conducted in a peaceful atmosphere under the watchful eyes of the state governor.
In a congratulating message posted on his Facebook wall, El-Rufai remarked that, “Party members in Kaduna State have demonstrated admirable commitment to the interest of the APC by ensuring that the ward, local government and state congresses of our party went smoothly.”
Special thanks to the APC members and leaders in Kaduna State for electing many women into the new state executive, including the first ever female deputy chairman.
“I commend our members for the success of the exercise to renew our party leadership, and I appeal to all APC members to continue to uphold party spirit and maintain the excellent synergy between the party and the government that has twice been elected on its sponsorship,” he concluded.
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