From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
A Bauchi State female Governorship aspirant, Hajiya Baheejah Mahmood, has joined Advance Congress for Democracy (ACD) to contest for Governorship seat in the forthcoming 2019 General election in the State.
Baheejah collected her membership card in her ward, Nassarawa B in Azare Headquarters of Katagum local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Addressing the mammoth crowd that accompanied her to collect her card yesterday in Azare, Baheejah declared that her party has all it takes to win the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
She said she joined the Bauchi Governorship race out of patriotism and her quest to bring social and economic development to the door steps of the common man in all the nooks and crannies of the State.
Baheejah said “my experience in dealing with youths, women, orphans, vulnerable children, gave me a real insight in knowing the real human problems and underdevelopment in our society.
She said “the agitations by women, youths groups and various stakeholders from all parts of the State who asked me to contest and believe in my capability to rescue our dear state gave me hope and gives me the strength that with the large number of people supporting my aspiration
Almighty Allah will help us to win the election and help our people”.
Baheejah therefore urged the people of the State to unite together and support her effort to rescue the State from abject poverty, unemployment, lack of infrastructures and other basic amenities that will improve their living condition.
She wished everyone well, including her political opponents and sought for more support and prayers from her supporters and the entire people of the State in order to succeed.
The Director General of her Campaign Organisation, El- Faruk Gado, in a remark, said ACD is a party of people who has genuine interest in solving the problems of the masses.
He said Nigerians today are enlighten that they know that if they want brighter future, they will vote for credible candidate like Baheejah, who has all it takes to govern the State because of her noble ideals, vision and mission to develop Bauchi State and large number of supporters from all the three Senatorial zones in the State.
He said her gentleness, simplicity, leadership style and other essential qualities which she always exhibit made her the candidate to beat in the forthcoming governorship election.
The Chairman of ACD in Katagum local government area, Alhaji Adamu Nasiru, thanked Baheejah for joining the party, saying this has given them the real chance to defeat other candidates in the forthcoming governorship election in the State.