BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri•
Former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has issued a strict warning to security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to desist from partisanship and discharged their duties in this month’s election patriotically.
He promised that: “If I am elected I will restore peace back to the Northeast and Nigeria in general. I will revive the economy, create jobs and fight poverty.”
He told the cheering crowd that: “Buhari must go. I know you people of Borno are fearless, so you need to say Buhari must go. If you elect me you are going back home and we will empower you. When times come for election vote for all PDP candidates”
He advised the electorates not to make the mistake of voting APC again, as the party has failed Nigerians.
The PDP Presidential candidate pointed out that his administration would accord priority to education, healthcare and provide job opportunities to teeming youths of the region, which is backward in indices of development.
He noted with concern the level of poverty in the country which requires immediate and deliberate effort to address.
PDP National Chairman Chief Uche Secondus said Atiku Abubakar has the capacity and experience to move the country forward.
H said PDP administration when elected will focus on security, job creation and improving the economy.
Seconds later presented the party’s flag to the gubernatorial candidate in Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Imam.
Alhaji Mohammed Imam thanked party supporters for coming out en-mass and accord the Presidential candidate a rousing welcome.