Naja’atu Bala Muhammad, a Director in the Bola Tinubu 2023 presidential campaign council, has resigned, according to the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council.
She served as the All Progressives Congress’s presidential campaign council’s director of civil society prior to her resignation (APC).
The 67-year-old Naja’atu is less than one month away from the presidential election, according to a statement from the PCC.
Naja’atu lamented the status of the country in her resignation letter to APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, stating that she could not remain in party politics as a member of the ruling party in good conscience.
The politician claimed that she was forced to keep taking part in party politics due to recent changes in the political and democratic spheres.
“The challenges that Nigeria faces today require me to continue championing the struggle for a better country with a clear conscience as I remain absolutely loyal to Nigeria”, she noted.
In a statement on Saturday, the activist said she left the scene after the realization that her values and beliefs no longer aligned with party politics.
Naja’atu observed that political party platforms have no ideological differences and are mere “robes that politicians wear to serve their personal needs and interests”.
She nonetheless declared her disposition to support individuals that are committed to addressing the rot in the polity noting that despite the promises Nigerians Continue to grapple with insecurity, poverty, inequality, lack of access to basic services, amongst others.
“I am committed to supporting individuals that are truly interested in addressing the root causes of our challenges. To remain true to such commitments, one must be willing to take bold and decisive steps.”
Naja’atu said the problems require the consolidated efforts of competent and patriotic leadership across every level of governance.
Ahead of 2023, Hajiya Naja, as fondly called, advised Nigerians to be “aware of the consequences of their decisions and their choices.
In November, she demanded the prosecution of First Lady Aisha Buhari over the detention of Aminu Mohammed, a final-year student of Federal University Dutse
In 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed her as a Commissioner at the Police Service Commission (PSC).