A youth group in the All Progressive Congress (APC), South West – Progressive Youth Movement (PYM), has endorsed he candidature of former Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Dr Fashogbon Oluwatayo Solomon ahead of the party’s national convention.
Oshiomhole is aspiring for the position of National Chairman, while frontline youth advocate, Fashogbon is eyeing the Deputy National Youth leader of the party.
PYM Coordinator Ogbeni Ayokunle Oloye in a statement at the weekend said the party needs experienced and faithful leaders who could lead the party to victory and provide adequate political leadership for the party.
The group said it had resolved to reach out to delegates from the other parts of Nigeria to ensure a positive support for Comrade Oshiomole and Dr Fashogbon at the convention.
“The future of our party lies on a very successful convention and electing capable leaders who could peacefully interfaces with all stakeholders and propagate developments and achievements of the Buhari led Federal Government.
“If quality will be brought to bear in achieving the ideals of the APC, we believe the duo of Oshiomhole and Dr Fashogbon will be leaders the party deserve to have to make our party grow,” Oloye said.
The group said Fashogbon like Oshiomhole are in the race to provide credible youth leadership together with a new set of party leaders which would take the party to the next level.
“These are men of integrity capable of helping to create a new brand of APC that will take the country to the next level of greatness.”
“After meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital over the weekend, stakeholders in the APC endorses the candidature of Comrade Oshiomhole and our very own Dr Fashogbon at the general convention. Fashogbon has been consistently galvanizing youths in the interest of the party its creation.”
The group also warned against jeopardising the interest of millions of youths in the APC as party leaders negotiates a rancorous free party convention.
“We understand that there is a unity list being put together, and party leaders especially governors are having their way as usual, but let it be known that interest of APC youths should not be traded, we appeal to South West delegates and political leaders to support Oshiomhole and Fashogbon in cause of negotiating the future of our party.”