BREAKING: Senator Goje Retires From Elective Politics
Former Governor of Gombe State, currently representing Gombe Central as a Senator, Muhammad Danjuma Goje has announced his retirement from elective politics.
Senator Goje made the announcement in Gombe during a parley with APC members and other politicians supporting him at the Pantami stadium on Sunday.
Goje stated that his decision in to give way to others, particularly the upcoming politicians in the state, saying as a matter of fact, however, that he is not leaving politics entirely.
He said he is intentionally leaving the elective stage for the younger ones but that, “by the grace of God if alive, I will be actively involved in the campaigns in 2023.”
His words: “It is time for me to leave the stage for the younger ones to occupy the stage in elective politics. From now hence, the floor is opened for anyone to contest even the Senate seat I am currently occupying in 2023”.
He stated that as a political mentor for many in the State, he will continue to remain supportive of the State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya and the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in the State.
He also pledged his continued loyalty and support to President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawal and the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.