February 01, (THEWILL) – The All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, has promised to restore the monthly allowance payment to persons living with disabilities across the state if voted into power.
The APC governorship candidate also promised to restore the payment of Chief Imams of Jumu’at Mosques monthly allowances, as well as creating more job opportunities, which according to him, were all neglected by the incumbent PDP-led government in the State.
Aliyu stated that by providing the allowances to Imams of Jumu’at Mosques and their deputies, it will ensure they give good upbringing to the younger generation so as to curb the menace of restiveness among them.
APC candidate further explained that the PDP government in the State was virtually doing nothing to enhance the productivity of the people of the state. He, therefore, promised to ensure the welfare of the generality of the people of the state if elected as Governor come the March election.
Chairman of the Campaign Council, who is also APC leader in the State, Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, said APC manifestos are sellable to the good people of Sokoto State.
He said the campaign Council had paid a visit to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, for his fatherly and royal advice.
Wamakko revealed that the Sultan has concurred with the good plan rolled out by the party.
Director General of the state campaign Council, who is also the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi, challenged the government on power in the state to prove to the people of Gwadabawa area of any tangible project executed in the area before seeking for another mandate from the electorate.
Dingyadi further called on people of Sokoto East Senatorial Zone, to come out en masse during the polls to vote for APC towards bringing succour and the direly needed dividends of democracy to the people of Sokoto State.
Also speaking, Senate Leader, Sen. Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, said APC is the party to beat, adding,”therefore, people of the state should come out massively to depend on their votes to ensure the party emerges victorious during the forthcoming polls.”
He announced his total support to the candidature of Alhaji Ibrahim Lamido Isa, his hopeful successor in the zone, calling on all his supporters to vote for Lamido as Senatorial candidate in the area.
APC Chairman in the State, Hon. Isah Sadiq Acida, went down memory lane on the myriad of invaluable projects executed by the then Governor Wamakko’s regime in Gwadabawa Local Government.
The Chairman later received some 5,575 decampees from NNPP and PDP, who joined APC.
Some of the defectors, Alhaji Murtala Maigummi and Hajiya Hauwa’u Muhammad, who spoke on behalf of others, said they abandoned their former parties as their leaders lacked focus to drive them as hugely expected.
Other speakers at the occasion include member, House of Representatives from Goronyo/Gada Federal Constituency, Hon. Musa S. Adar, Senatorial candidate in the zone, Alhaji Ibrahim Lamido Isa, Gwadabawa Local Government campaign Coordinator, also member, representing Gwadabawa East, Hon. Bello Idris, Alhaji Kasimu Alkali, Alhaji Ibrahim Sidi Gwadabawa and APC Chairman in Gwadabawa Local Government Alhaji Umar Sanda Gigane, among others.