From Umar Dankano, Yola.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, General Mohammadu Buhari’s national campaign organization has been called upon to as a matter of urgency, provide the Buhari scratch card in Adamawa State so as to enable his supporters and admirers contribute to the organization.
The call was made by a group of Buhari’s supporters who spoke to journalists in Yola, Adamawa State capital yesterday expressing their eagerness to contribute to the Buhari Campaign Organization.
“We want to contribute our widow’s mite to the man of the people to ensure he has something from us to prosecute his campaign.
” We prefer to buy the recharge card which cost as from N100 upward which is affordable and easy to process when compared to going to bank to deposit the money in view of the long queues you have to go through in the banks to make deposit”, Mallam Yusuf Musa who spoke on behalf of the supporters said.
Yusuf advised that when available, the campaign organization need to alert the public through media explaining where to obtain the card to avoid the incident of dubious people faking it to defraud eager supporters.
When contacted on the non-availability of the card, the Adamawa Coordinator of Buhari Campaign Organization, Alhaji Ibrahim Waziri, said he had placed order for the cards and hopes to receive supply by next week.
“I want to apologize to our supporters for the delay and to assure them that by next week the cards Will be available by the grace of God”, Waziri said.
Similarly, the Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC),has rolled out its time table for the 2015 general elections, noting that it will dislodge the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to reclaim its stolen mandate from Governor Bala James Nggilari.
The party at a stakeholders meeting yesterday said that it will kick start its gubernatorial campaign at the first week of January 2015 with view to dedicate a day to each of the 21 local government areas of the state in order to show case their gubernatorial candidate Senator Jibrilla Bindow.
The state chairman of the party Abdulahi Yunusa made the disclosure urging the party stakeholders to unify and work as a team for the interest of the party ahead of the task.
Yunusa said that the hitch free primaries conducted by APC at all level has strengthen the party chance to win all elective post in the state in 2015 general election.
In his speech, the director general of the Jibrilla Bindow campaign organization, Alhaji Abdurahman Abba Jimeta said that they are confident that their candidate will defeat other aspirants to occupy Dougirei Government House Yola.
Jimeta however sent a warning signal to the ruling PDP stressing that if the PDP was determined to rig the 2015 elections, APC members were ready to go all out to defend their votes with the last drop of their blood.
“If PDP will kill to rig the 2015 elections, I want to assure them that we are ready to die to protect our votes”, Alhaji Abdurrahman Abba Jimeta, said
Speaking at the stakeholders meeting, the gubernatorial candidate of APC Senator Jibrilla, thanked all the party stakeholders for their overwhelming support given him, noting that if given the mandate by the electorate he will run an all inclusive government.
Jibrilla expressed gratitude to the former Vice President, Alh Atiku Abububakar for the fatherly role he played during the party primaries that produce him stressing that he will not disappoint the people of the state.