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Published On: Fri, Oct 3rd, 2014

2015: 151 political groups support Goodluck/Sambo ticket in Kaduna

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Goodluck vs SamboFrom Femi Oyelola, Kaduna

About 151 coalitions of political groups in Kaduna yesterday threw their support behind President Goodluck Jonathan/Sambo ticket for the 2015 presidential election.

The rally held at the popular Murtala Square Kaduna saw a massive crowd of Peoples Democratic {Party (PDP) and other stakeholders trooping to the venue as early as 7 o’clock in the morning.

Chairman of the occasion, Senator Musa Bello said, it has become imperative for the groups to come out and support one of their own, the Vice President, Muhammad Namadi Sambo and his principal, at the same time endorsing the candidature of the Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramallan Yero and his deputy, Ambassador Audu Nuhu Bajoga for the gubernatorial election in Kaduna State come 2015.

Senator Bello added that the coalition before taking their decision consulted all stakeholders and the general view is that let there be continuity in government.

“We also put into consideration the recent landmark achievements of the presidency and the armed forces in the fight against the insurgency in the country, the improvement in the power sector which is now above 4000 Mega watt which has helped to resuscitate the industrial sector thereby creating employment for our teaming population.

“We in Kaduna State are the sole beneficiary of the Gurara electricity project and the only way of showing our appreciation is to support the government for the second time.

” In Kaduna State, our Governor Mukthar Ramallan Yero has been a salient archiver and his stride in building a peaceful society is commendable. You are all aware that no individual is perfect but the best of mankind is that who make the best use of all opportunity to benefit all,” he said.

In his own remark, the Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Shehu Usman Tahir, said the decision of the 151 coalitions to support the President and his Vice as well as the Governor of Kaduna State is a welcome development that is expected of all positive and progressing thinking Nigerians.

The Secretary of Kaduna State Government, Alhaji Ishaq Danmahawayyi, who represented Governor Yero assured the coalition that their massage will be delivered by the governor for onward delivery to the presidency.

The spokesperson for the coalition, Alhaji Sani Ardo Rigachikun, said his association, Miyetti Allah Cattles Breeders Association decided to join the coalition to show it’s appreciation to Governor Yero for the concern he has shown to the cattle breeders.


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