By Henry Iyorkase
A contender for the All Progressives Congress, Benue APC Governorship ticket in 2023, Dr. Matthias Byuan has expressed his desire and optimism that the Party will wrest power from the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP in the State.
The APC candidate noted that nothing shall ever stopped his Party of emerging victorious, come rain or sunshine as far as his concerned in the race.
According to the aspirant, popularly called, “The Dollar Senator” by his political admirers boasted, “even if it is money, I have enough to spread around. And of course, I’m sure we will coast home victory” , adding, “the same feat would be replicated ,when I vie for Senate, alongside , Senator Barnabas Gemade,and former , Governor, Gabriel Suswam if not for intervention of power that be.” I could have beaten other candidates ‘hands-down’ to emerge the Party’s flag bearer (in the previous election.)
He further revealed that his, is not threatened with the likes of Senator Barnabas Gemade in the race, adding, ” am ever ready to square it up a 2nd time around, ” I have done it before, am familiar with the terrain, when chips are down , ” we shall know, who might pick the ticket ”
Earlier, a Party stalwart, Mr.Tersoo kula during, his remark, reflected that antecedents of the various aspirants gunning for the Party’s ticket in 2023 are still fresh with those who canvassed supports for him, during his Senatorial aspiration.
The APC chieftain further noted with satisfaction those who received vehicles such as cars and bicycles it eventually becomes their properties unlike others.
Recall that after some candidates lost out of any internal Party race, most of them collected back. But in the case of the aspirant case all were left in the hands, of those who collaborated efforts towards canvassing support even up to this moment .