Thousands of PDP Stalwarts Storm Sokoto for Atiku North-West Zonal Campaign
Mammoth Crowd as Atiku Begins Campaign in Sokoto
Thousands of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) supporters on Monday besieged Sokoto and its environs in colourful attires and motorcades for the launch of the North-West zonal campaign of the Presidential Candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar was earlier scheduled to arrive Sokoto for the rally at noon, but arrived the city at 2 p.m. and proceeded to the Kangiwa square along with other Stalwarts of the party.
Those who came in company of the candidate are officials of the party from the seven states in the North-West comprising Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano and Kaduna.
Among the dignitaries present are: former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Muntari Shagari, Chairmen of PDP in the seven states in the zone as well as members of State Houses of Assembly elected on the platform of the PDP and all leaders of the party in the zone.
Abubakar is expected to inaugurate his zonal campaign office in Sokoto during the event.
Meanwhile, just as the North-West zonal campaign of the Presidential Candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar kicked off in Sokoto, Atiku had earlier today once more restated his commitment to create jobs and opportunity.
According him, “As we begin our regional campaigns today, I want to remind all Nigerians of my commitment to you and the future of our nation to create JOBS: Jobs, Opportunity, Being united and Security.” Liaise
He also tweeted, “To defeat terrorism, we need to arm our military and motivate them with good working conditions, especially the lower ranks that face the greatest risks and are the least paid. We need to demonstrate that when you fight for Nigeria, Nigeria will fight for you”.
NAN… With Additional Report