The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Sokoto State, Mallam Saidu Umar, has appealed to the people of the State to entrust the PDP with a renewed mandate in 2023 for sustainable development strides recorded so far under what he called the present people-centered administration of Governor Aminu Tambuwal.
A statement issued by Umar’s media aide, Nafiu Muhammad Lema, said he made the appeal at the palace of the District Head of Kaddi, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim Kaddi.
He said the present adminstration has left an indellible mark in all sectors that directily impact on the lives of Sokoto people.
He said the best decision the people of Sokoto can make in this electoral cycle was to vote the PDP and all its candidates even as he promised to positively transform the State if elected governor in 2023.
Commenting on the issues the traditional ruler raised, Umar maintained that the challenges of insecurity that had ravaged the area will be surmountable, as his administration, if given the nod in 2023 elections, will improve on the efforts of Governor Tambuwal administration, and ultimately address challenge. He, therefore, declared that God willing, peace will be restored in the area.
On rural development, Umar noted that the present administration had done well in that regard. He said his leadership with the anticipatated mandate of the Sokoto people, will provide more roads in the rural areas. He said access roads to neighbouring villages will be constructed, while the existing ones requiring urgent rehabilitation will be attended to.
Ealrlier in his remarks, the chairman of the Gada local government area of the State, Alh. Garba Yakubu Tsite, explained to the Kaddi traditional council, the pertinent need to support the sustenance of the PDP administration in the State at the next year’s elections.
He further said it’s time for them to reciprocate the numerous gestures extended to them by incumbent Governor Tambuwal administration.
In his remarks, the District Head, Ibrahim Kaddi, thanked the entourage and declared that PDP had all of Kaddi Ward people’s support.
The governorship candidate was accompanied by his running mate, Hon. Sagir Attahiru Bafarawa; State chairman of the PDP, Hon. Bello Aliyu Goronyo; Sokoto East Senatorial candidate, Hon. Shuaibu Gwanda Gobir, some Commissioners, including Alh. Bashir Gidado, Alhaji Salihu Maidaji, Alhaji Usman Dan Madamin Isah, Alhaji Aqibu Dalhatu, and Wamakko local government chairman, Hon. Bello Guiwa.
Others in the governorship candidate’s entourage were Nafiu Basakkwace, Shehu Bello Sulaiman, Ibrahim Shafiq, Ibrahim S Adiyya, Hon. Nasiru Bafarawa, Alh. Kasimu Ummarun Kwabo, Alhaji Mu’azu Zabira, Alhaji Bello Littafe, Abubakar Dangaskiya, Alhaji Rabiu Gada, and other leaders of the party.