- Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa says he is convinced that the APC is the party to beat in the state
- He appeals to followers to continue to support the party to win all elective positions in coming elections
- President Buhari has reacted to the defection of some lawmakers from APC to PDP
Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa state has pledged to deliver Adamawa to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general election.
Bindow made the declaration at a political rally organised by the state chapter of the APC to welcome him back to the state on Tuesday, July 24, in Yola.
He said that the reception was a demonstration of the love people of the state has for him in particular, Buhari, and the party in general, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
He said that the event as well as the turn out of the people convinced him that the administration had affected the people of the state positively.
“With what I have seen today, I am convinced that APC is the party to beat in Adamawa,’’ the governor said.
He also said that Buhari would win more votes in the state due to his development stride across the country.
He appealed to followers to continue to support the party to win all elective positions in the forthcoming elections.
Bindow also promised to sustain his transformation of the state by delivering more dividends of democracy.
He advised the party faithful to register and collect their permanent voter cards and ensure the victory of the APC at the polls.
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"Your love for the party will become useless when you don’t have the voter card to vote, " Bindow stated.
Earlier, Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal, the state chairman of the party, commended the supporters for trouping out in large numbers to welcome the governor.
Bilal assured that the party was not afraid of any opposition in the state.
He said that the achievements recorded by the administration had already destabilised the opposition in the state, adding that the chances of APC winning the state were brighter.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his total commitment to the values of democracy, freedom of choice as well as total willingness to work with all members of the National Assembly, irrespective of their political party, for the benefit of the nation.
The president’s statement was in response to the mass defection of some All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, July 24.
Buhari in his reaction noted that none of the defecting federal lawmakers had any specific grievances against him or the government he leads; neither did he harbour anything against any of them.
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