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Published On: Mon, Oct 20th, 2014

Resign and contest Bauchi Guber poll, stakeholders urge FCT Minister

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bala fct ministerBy Umar Muhammad Puma

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders, youth and women groups as well as associates, friends and supporters of Bala Mohammed from across the 20 Local Government Areas in Bauchi state has urged the FCT Minister to heed their call and contest the 2015 gubernatorial election.

The group who converged at Bauchi the state capital, call on the Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed to return home immediately and contest the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

“We the stakeholders and pressure groups insist that the FCT Minister is needed at home to transform Bauchi State the same way he transformed the FCT through his numerous people-oriented projects and programmes.

Some leaders of the group, who spoke at the occasion were a member of the board of trustees of PDP, Alhaji Kaulaha Aliyu, a former member of House of Representatives, Hon. Auwalu Abdu Gwalabe, Alhaji Babayo Ahmed, Sarkin Fada Miri, Alhaji Usman Banki, Alhaji Mohammed Yau Gital, Hon. Riskat (aka Baby) and others maintained that Senator Bala Mohammed was greatly needed to bail out Bauchi State from the scourge of underdevelopment, unemployment, educational backwardness and other challenges.

The rally was attended by thousands of supporters of the Minister, speaker after speaker insisted that the minister that the FCT Minister must hearken to the call of his people to serve and deliver them from backwardness.

They called on the PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Ahmad Muazu and the State Governor, Malam Isa Yuguda to come out openly to support and endorse the Minister to contest the governorship on the platform of the ruling party.

According to one of the speakers, Alhaji Babayo Ahmed, said they were very optimistic that the FCT Minister would accept their call to contest stressing that he is the only person that can easily coast to victory at the polls on the ticket of PDP.

Alhaji Ahmed who is also the Katukan Misau said that there was no difference between the Bauchi Central and the Bauchi South senatorial districts stressing that the six Local Government Areas that comprise the Central District are part and parcel of Bauchi, Ningi and Misau Emirates which cut across the two districts. He described the FCT Minister as the most popular, acceptable and capable candidate that Bauchi State can boast of. He therefore enjoined him to quit the FCT Ministerial seat and return to Bauchi to serve his home people who are in dire need of his sterling leadership.


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