Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), today visited Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Niger states to solicit votes of delegates ahead of the party’s convention slated for October 5 and 6 in Port Harcourt.
The governor, who has been visiting major stakeholders in the country and delegates across the states told journalists in Minna that he was satisfied with the conduct of the party’s screening exercise held on Monday, stressing that he has no issue with the venue of the convention as well.
He said: “I have no fixation about the venue of our party’s convention. It could be here in Minna or anywhere else in Nigeria. What is important is for the party to consider a venue that will be convenient for delegates and observers. We as aspirants can only be consulted as stakeholders in the process, but the decision is that of the party leadership.”
In Asaba, Tambuwal told delegates that arms and ammunition cannot secure the nation if the rate of unemployment is unchecked.
In Yenagoa he said challenges gives the nation its authenticity, urging the delegates and Nigerians to stand together with him in order to usher in a new type of leadership that will be people-oriented.
“There is no great Nation that did not face challenges on its path to greatness. The effort gives a nation its authenticity and affirms its right to stand tall in the comity of Nations. Come, let us stand together to usher in a new type of leadership for Nigeria”
Tambuwal in Port Harcourt told delegates that the Niger Delta question must be resolved, environmental pollution addressed and the people helped to fulfil their full potentials.
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