The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has expressed hope that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) “will rule Nigeria forever”.I will make sure that in my zone, I follow up and by God’s grace Gombe and Taraba (states) will be taken over in 2019. And don’t even talk about Nigeria because it’s already APC and it will continue to be APC forever.”
She said this while addressing journalists shortly after the inauguration of a factional chairman of the APC in Taraba State, on Monday in Abuja. The APC in the state, like others has been ruptured by crisis.
The minister, who also indicated her intention to contest for the governorship slot in Taraba, which she lost in 2015 said the APC would not only win the presidency but more states in 2019.
The minister popularly known as ‘Mama Taraba’ also said the party´s coming national convention would be peaceful.
“Crisis is normal in a big party like APC, once we can do our national convention, then we face the opposition PDP and I assure you that APC will win more states like Taraba in 2019.
I will make sure that in my zone, I follow up and by God’s grace Gombe and Taraba (states) will be taken over in 2019. And don’t even talk about Nigeria because it’s already APC and it will continue to be APC forever.”
‘Mama Taraba’ said she won the election in 2015 ”but wasn’t destined to be governor”.
“I won the 2015 election, everyone knows that, even the Peoples Democratic Party. I will re-contest the election again in 2019 if God keeps me alive and well"
Also hassan also while addressing the journalist talked about the APC factional crisis going in Taraba state reiterated that she had the right to support anyone she wants.
She also addressed the speculations that she might decamp , she said
" I cannot join Atiku Abubakar in PDP "