From Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi
13 Governors under the aegis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pledge to regain central power in 2023 and make things better for the country and its citizens.
The PDP governors Forum said this in Bauchi State, today they assured Nigerians that the party will salvage the nation from all its challenges.having experienced what it called bad governance from the All Progressives Congress (APC) presently in power.,
Speaking at a reception held at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Bauchi after their meeting, Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum and Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said that the PDP has the solution to the predicaments facing the country.
Represented by the Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, Tambuwal said that the country was in a very sorry state and is faced with challenges ranging from insecurity, banditry, kidnapping, unemployment, poverty among others, pointing out the PDP has what it takes to deliver Nigeria from its problems.
He said: “We have no hope except in PDP, we will live in the PDP and salvage whatever the country is left off when we regain power in 2023. If you look around, all the PDP states are where there is work ongoing and I am sure, I am speaking the fact and minds of many Nigerians.Those who are running and leaving PDP to where their sins are forgiven, so if you are a bad and corrupt man, come over to APC where your sins are forgiven.
“We do not agree and believe in intimidation, we will remain in PDP, we capture the power, change and improve Nigeria. Those who said that they were going to conquer and remove Boko Haram in six months, it is now six years and they are still there, they cannot do it. It is getting worse, it is now several Bokos, not one Boko Haram. It is now Herdsmen Boko Haram, herdsmen Haram.”
The Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, said that PDP is the only party that is united and has the experience to take Nigeria out of the blues, adding the party is getting a lot of support from colleagues in other parts of the country.In a related development Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has today commissioned a new Bauchi Government House built by Governor Bala Mohammed. Commission the building was part of the activities slated before the commencement of PDP Governors Forum meeting in Bauchi.
He commented the Bauchi State Governor for executing a legacy projects that will improve government workers by extension improving the living standard of Bauchi State citizens and Nigeria through good governance.Immediately after the commissioning ceremony the 13 PDP Governors went in to close door meeting. The Governors are expected to deliberate and make recommendations on issues related to state of the nation, strength of the party and most provably the 2023 General Elections.At the end of the meeting the Chairman PDP Governors Forum and Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is expected to address journalists on their resolutions.