Published On: Mon, Sep 10th, 2018

Buhari’s in-law joins Adamawa guber race, doles out N10m to APC

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From Umar Dankano Yola

The younger brother to wife of president Muhammadu Buhari,Dr.Mahmud Halilu

popularly called ‘Modi’ has join the governorship  race under the All

Progressives Congress in Adamawa state.


Modi,who declared his intention Monday in Yola amidst unprecedented crowd

of his supporters stormed the state party’s secretariat in the afternoon

and was received by the party executives led by its chairman,Alhaji Ibrahim



Modi said while addressing the leadership and stakeholders present at the

venue that,his decision to vie for the gubernatorial seat of the state

under APC was informed out of the urgent need to contribute his quota in

the development of the state and safe Adamawa the state from systematic

failure of Bindows administration.


He expressed concerned that the present administration in the state has

neglected all sectors  and continued to corner all contracts to  themselves

to the extend that no any indegeneous contractor in the state is executing

any project in Adamawa


Modi further accused the administration of dishonesty and sincerity in the

running of the affairs of the state and impoverish the people of Adamawa

state leading to high level of criminality and emergenced of shilla boys in

the state.


He promised to carry the party excos along and turn Adamawa state into a

model state and give priority to all vital sectors of the state as well as

come out with various youth empowerment programmes.


Even as he frown at the high level of poverty in the state saying that

Adamawa under the present administration continued to witnessed systematic

failure and he dolled out the sum of 10 million to the party excos to

enable them carry on with party activities in the state.


Responding to their visitor,chairman Alh.Ibrahim Bilal assured all

aspirants under the platform of the party of level playing party .


He explained that APC is a party of justice and will be fair ,honest and

just to all the aspirants and called on all the party members in the state

to unite and worked together in the interest of the party irrespective of

the outcome of the primaries.


Even as he hit hard at those who took the party to court over the recent

party congresses in the state and called on party members to bury their

hatchet and join hands with the excos and delivered the party in the state

come 2019.


However,some political pundits in the state opined that the re-election bid

of the Incumbent Governor Muhammad Jirilla Bindowo is becoming slimy by the

day as many rate the performances of his led administration as below

average in all sectors.


With this development the stage is now set for a keenly contested primaries

between Gov.Bindow jibrilla,Buhari Inlaw,Engr.Markus Gundiri and former

EFCC chairman Mallam.Nuhu Ribadau.


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