… Only Party With Vast Experience To Salvage Country From Present Challenges -Bauchi Gov
From:Segun Babatunde in Bauchi
The Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum and Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has declared that the PDP has the solution to the predicaments facing the country, pointing that the party will bounce back in 2023.
The Forum’s chairman who spoke through Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State said developmental projects embarked by the PDP governors will speak and campaign for the PDP in 2023 elections.
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed last Sunday hosted members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum to a grand gala night reception at the new Banquet Hall, Government House Bauchi.
The Governors are in Bauchi to attend the forum’s meeting as well as the official commissioning of the new Government House Annex, Bauchi to be performed by the Governors led by Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor and chairman, PDP Governors Forum.
Our correspondent reports that the aim of the PDP Governors meeting in Bauchi state is to deliberate on the ongoing constitution amendment before the National Assembly and the state of democracy in the country as well as discuss the recently passed Electoral Act Amendment, the level of unemployment and the state of the economy amongst other issues.
Governor Tambuwal said that the country was in a very sorry state and plagued with challenges ranging from insecurity, banditry, kidnapping, unemployment, poverty amongst other social vices, pointing out the PDP has what it takes to deliver Nigeria from its problems.
According to him, “We have no hope except in PDP, we will live in the PDP and salvage whatever the country is left off when we regain power in 2023.If you look around, all the PDP states are where there is work ongoing and I am sure, I am speaking the fact and minds of many Nigerians.Those who are running and leaving PDP to where their sins are forgiven, so if you are a bad and corrupt man, come over to APC where your sins are forgiven”
“We do not agree and believe in intimidation, we will remain in PDP, we capture the power, change and improve Nigeria. Those who said that they were going to conquer and remove Boko Haram in 6 months, it is now 6 years and they are still there, they cannot do it. It is getting worse, it is now several Boko’s, not one Boko Haram.It is now Herdsmen Boko Haram, herdsmen Haram”
“I assure that we will do it again, give us the mandate, we are all coming back in 2023.We assure you that this time for real that in 6 months, we will change the terrain, we will change the narratives, we will make Nigerians happy again” he said
Welcoming his colleagues, Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed described PDP as the only united party in the country with a vast experience to move Nigeria to the next level of development.
According to him, “PDP is the only party that is united and has the experience to take Nigeria out of the blues, adding the party is getting a lot of support from colleagues in other parts of the country.
“PDP has done it before, we have all the structure that is required and we have the experience from 1999 till date and that is why I must thank our leaders, the governors for bringing this initiative, where we are going from state to state, zone to zone to discuss our problems and challenges and the problem of governance, he added.
“I know there have been a prevalence of defection that is worrying so many people, those that must go must go.They are either pursuing something or something is pursuing them.So if they go, it may be better off for us.For some of us that you see here, there is no where to go, PDP is the only answer for Nigeria” he said
He applauded the PDP Governors for deepening democracy and collaboration which he attributed to the successes recorded in their respective states.
While appreciating their support, love and care to both government and people of Bauchi state, he assured of his government’s continued commitment and determination to execute, policies, programmes and projects to enhance the living condition his people.
In attendance were the PDP Governors the Deputy Governor of Zamfara state, Mahdi Aliyu Muhammad, among others.