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Published On: Mon, Sep 29th, 2014

2015: Sokoto women root for Jonathan’s re-election bid

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President JonathanFrom Raji Bello, Sokoto

A women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Sokoto State, Hajiya Kulu Abdullahi Rabah has assured that majority of women in the state would give hundred percent votes for President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election in 2015.

Hajiya Kulu in an interview with journalists in Sokoto, said women in the state are proud of the President’s giant strides since the inception of his administration.

She noted that Jonathan’s government has done a lot in ensuring development and progress of Sokoto state, especially when issues affecting the state matters are brought to his attention.

“Sokoto women are very grateful to him for his attention and support toward achieving matters that affect womanhood generally in the country,” she stated.

Hajiya Kulu said:  “Some of the President’s contribution to the development and progress of Sokoto state include Federal government urgent intervention on donating millions of Naira to the traders who lost their wares in Sokoto market fire, N1billion donations to flood victims and rehabilitation of Illela – Sokoto road.

“The re-construction of rail line and distribution of fertilizers through groups and association at subsidized price for improvement of irrigation farming at Bakolori and billions of Naira SURE-P assistance to the state,” she enumerated.

“President Jonathan deserved our collective and individual support in order to achieve his political journey in 2015,” the women leader added.

She also commended the efforts of the Senator Abubakar Umar Gada Foundation over their contribution to the women of the state through empowerment schemes and the donation of 2000 sewing and grinding machines to rural women across the state.

She described the gesture as one of the best for ensuring empowerment of women toward becoming self-reliant and being useful in their society.

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