Grain Merchants Association of Gombe state have pledged to mobilise resources and other residents of the state to support Alh. Habu Mu’azu, if he eventually emerges as the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state.
They group made the pledged on Tuesday when they visited the gubernatorial hopeful at his residence in Gombe to endorse his aspiration.
Chairman of the association, Alhaji Sani Muhammad Babayye, said thousands of grain merchants in the state resolved to support Habu Mu’azu because he had what it takes to positively change the life of Gombe people through purposeful leadership.
He said they arrived at the decision to throw their weight behind the aspiration of Mu’azu, after taking into cognizance his positive contributions to the state even before he declared his intension to contest for the governorship seat.
In his speech, Habu Mu’azu thanked the traders for their support which he described as an honour. He berated other aspirants for practicing what he called money politics.
He urged people to look at the precedent of politicians asking for their votes before electing such people into office. Mu’azu warned that once such politicians emerge as winners, “they will distance themselves from you that voted them into power, knowing that they used their money to get to that office.”
While urging the grain merchants to actively join politics to also contribute towards the development of the state. Yariman Kashere as he was popularly called, pledged to carry everybody along if he wins the election.
He added that his administration will give loans to the marketers to enable them rejuvenate their businesses and contribute towards improving the economy of the state.
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from LEADERSHIP Nigeria Newspapers. Contact: [email protected]
COVER STORIES9 hours ago
NASS Adopts 4th Version Of Electoral Amendment Bill
NEWS21 hours ago
Cash Transfer Programme Kicks Off In Abuja
NEWS11 hours ago
Proposed West African Science Academy Will Spur Regional Devt – Onu
NEWS10 hours ago
‘We ‘ll Not Allow Obaseki Suffer Ambode’s Political Ordeal’
NEWS12 hours ago
Russia Blames Israel For Shooting Down Plane
ENTERTAINMENT10 hours ago
Linda Ikeji Shows-off New Born Baby
NEWS15 hours ago
Poor Masses, Buhari’s Strongest Support Base – Oshiomhole
COVER STORIES9 hours ago
Dariye Picks APC Nomination Form From Prison