The North Central caucus of All Progressives Congress, APC, has hailed the decision of the National leadership of the party to officially zone the office of the Senate President in the 8th Senate to the geo-political zone.
The North Central caucus is made up of APC State Chairmen of the North Central geo-political zone namely; Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger and Plateau States.
In a statement signed on its behalf by Alhaji Hadi Ametuo, the Kogi APC Chairman, the caucus described the zoning arrangement as fair and just.
“The North Central caucus of our great party, the APC, wishes to express its satisfaction with the official decision of our great party at the highest level of decision making to zone the office of the Senate President to the North Central geo-political zone.
“We commend the National leadership of our party for taken this fair and just decision even in face of intensified pressure from our sister zones.
“There is no doubt that this zoning arrangement reflects a rich understanding of the diversity of Nigerians and the geography of the nation.
“For us in the North Central zone, work has just started”, the statement read in part.
The North Central caucus of APC assured the national leadership of the party that the office of the Senate President would help to consolidate on its successes in the recently conducted general elections, where it delivered 100 per cent state Governors and 13 Senators to the APC.