Bauchi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has concluded arrangements to participate in the forthcoming local government election billed for this Saturday.
Speaking during the flagging off of the party’s campaign in Alkaleri local government area, Governor Bala Mohammed appealed to the entire people of local government areas to only vote for party’s candidate.
He said voting PDP candidates on Saturday’s local government elections is to ensure sustenance of the provision of social services across the state as embarked upon by the state government.
The flagging ceremony coincided with the official reception of some Political chieftains in the area who decamped from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the PDP assuring to team up for victory of the Party’s candidates in the elections.
Bala Muhammad said that PDP has a better plans for the provision of infrastructural Development at the grassroot level, hence the need for the electorates to vote for the party’s Flag bearers.
The Governor also promised massive roads constructions and rehabilitation in Alkaleri local government area in a quest to reduce rampant accidents and ease transportation challenges as well as to boost transportation of farm produce from the farms to the markets.
He then assured that the elections on Saturday will be hitch-free calling on security agencies to provide adequate security to the people so that no security challenges will be experienced in the state.
Also speaking, PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam, expressed confidence that the party’s candidates would emerge victorious in all the elective positions in view of their popularity.
Presenting their reasons on behalf of the decampees, a former Permanent Secretary from the local government Alh Babayo Futuk explained that they were impressed with the performance of the Governor in various aspects of health, education, infrastructure, Empowerment and Security.
He explained that about 20,000 members of the APC decamped to the ruling PDP in the local government area after losing confidence in the leadership of the APC in the state.