- Senate president Bukola Saraki visited Enugu state chapter of PDP to campaign
- Saraki, during his visit said his aim is to unite Nigeria
- The Senate president urged members of the party to support him in the upcoming primaries
The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, during his visit to Enugu on Thursday, September 6, to meet with his supporters in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said his main aim for running for presidency is to unite Nigeria.
Saraki said Nigeria needs a politician who is aware of their plight and strive to give them a better life, Tribune reports.
He said: “I am here to tell you that we have a project. The country is not as it were three years ago. We are all concerned about the insecurity in the land, the unemployment, lack of job and hunger in the country.
“Many youths today, do not have any job and the future is not okay for them and we do not have time to continue to wait and things continue to deteriorate.
"For me and us in the National Assembly, it’s not for personal ambition, we have continued to fight for the right of the people, for justice and freedom in this democracy. For people to be able to exercise and express their views and opinions without any form of intimidation or oppression.
“We have gone through a lot, I and your son, Ike Ekeremadu, since we have decided to fight for what is right."
He added that what Nigerians needed is a president who believes in them and understands the issues facing the country.
Saraki said: “A president that understand the issues facing Nigerians, a president that will unite the whole country, that will create job and identify with the youths in their aspirations. Without unity and working together we cannot build a progressive nation.
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“A leader that will bring the public and private sectors together to create jobs, put food in homes of many families as well as increase wealthy in the land."
NAIJ.com earlier reported that Bukola Saraki said the crisis rocking the upper legislative chamber was caused by the lack of experience of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Saraki made the assertion when he was received by the Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi, and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the Banquet Hall, Ebonyi state Government House, on Thursday, September 6.
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