Tinubu, Saraki, Govs For APC Youths Award on Saturday


By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja

National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu and the Senate President Bukola Saraki will both be at the high table this Saturday at the mid-term award ceremony being organise by the North-central youth of the party.

While the former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu will serve as the chairman of the occasion, the Senate President is billed to be the special guest of honour.

Other prominent personalities expected at the event are the APC serving governors, Ministers and many other National leaders of the party.

A statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by the APC North-central youth leader Terve Aginde, said the event will a mid-term lecture on good governce and the Change Agenda of the ruling party.

Aginde believe that as parts of efforts to celebrate, identify and rewarding some ‘outstanding leaders from all background,’ hence the need for the inaugural award ceremony which focus on the mid-term performance and accountability in government.

The statement said that the North-central youths of APC put the programme together purposely to promote good governance by rewarding ‘outstanding political office holders and elected representatives for their strides in governance.’

One of the awardee and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Alhaji Mohammed Bello, is slated to recieve Senator Bola Tinubu Award of excellence as a distinguished Political Office Holder.

The event slated for Saturday 15th July, 2017, at Ta’al conference hotel auditorium in Lafia, Nasarawa state, will also honour some governors from the North-central state.

Other awardees include; Governor Rocha’s Okorocha of Imo state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Sokoto state governor among others.



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