As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential campaign hits Kaduna on Thursday, its Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar promised to bring back wealth and prosperity to Nigeria if voted into power in Feb. 16 presidential poll.
This was as the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus said that President Muhammadu Buhari has tried, but he has lost the strength to lead a country of 200 million people.
Atiku who addressed a presidential rally in Hausa, in Kaduna, said there was no hunger and poverty among Nigerians when the PDP was in power.
He alleged that the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) had failed to fulfil it’s 2015 campaign promises, urging electorate to vote the PDP back to power come February 16 to return the nation back to the path of progress.
The former Vice President said the APC and President Muhammad Buhari had promised to tackle security but failed, as the challenges continued in most part of the country.
He, however, said the APC and President Buhari must go urging the people to vote the PDP from bottom to top.
“The PDP is responsible for all the development in this country, but they came and deceived people, and lied to them and, asked them to vote for change, but where is the change.
“The APC promised to tackle insecurity but the challenges are still here, ravaging the North East, North West and the North Central, have they fulfilled the promises, So why are we going to vote for them?
“You know that when PDP was in power, there was prosperity, wealth and development.
“So let me tell if you vote the PDP we shall bring back prosperity, progress, employment and trades to the people. This is a promise we are making to you.
“I am begging you to vote the PDP from top to bottom and bottom to top. So join me in chanting Buhari must go.APC must go. May God bless you.”
Earlier, the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus had said that President Buhari has tried, but no longer have the strength to continue to rule over 200 million people.
“It is time to ask President Buhari to go, he has tried, but let him go home and rest. His energy is no more there. We need somebody with a lot of energy that can work for 24 hours.
“If you vote for APC, the Cabal will be in control of government because Buhari is weak, he cannot rule.
“We want somebody who has the capacity to rule this country, and that person is Atiku. Atiku will provide jobs, food, security, etc for Nigerians.
“Nigeria is 200 million people, so Atiku will not sleep until there is food on your table and security of lives and property all over the country. Atiku will not fail you.
“Don’t listen to APC deceit, Isah Ashiru is your next governor in Kaduna, and vote for all PDP candidates in Kaduna”.
The PDP national chairman said the era of election rigging is over, saying that nobody can rig election any longer.
He warned INEC to resist the temptation of rigging the election.
On his part, the Director-General of the PDP and President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki had earlier said “they promised us security, but there is no security anywhere in Nigeria.
“There is no security in the North East, no security in the North West, no security in the North Central, no security anywhere in Nigeria
“They promised us economic development but Nigeria is now the capital of poverty.
“Come February Nigerians should vote for the PDP in all the elections. We want a better Nigeria, not the propaganda of the APC.”
Former interim national chairman of PDP, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi said the crowd has confirmed that Kaduna is a PDP state. “We in PDP we don’t abuse, whatever road, water supply, big educational institutions, secondary school, health facilities you see in Kaduna state was built by PDP
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