The 774 local government chairmen of Nigeria has pledge supporting the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential hopeful Alhaji Atiku Abubakar during the forthcoming general elections 2019.
The local government authorities are mostly those of the Peoples Democratic Party chairmen of the 774 local government areas in the country, also said shall canvass support for Atiku in other sectors.
National Chairman of the Forum, Alhaji Idris Gana and the publicity secretary Jwe Phillip Gwom in a joint press statement issued Sunday in Jos, Plateau state, said it will massively vote for Atiku to take over governance from Muhammadu Buhari come 2019 Presidential polls.
National leadership of the PDP local government party chairmen said they believe that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has the political and economic experience that will change the fortunes of the people of Nigeria.
According to the duo, the Peoples Democratic party is one party with mass follower-ship across the country and as such the leadership of the party at the national ,states and local government areas have resolved to work as a team with one mission to deliver the people of Nigerians from the grip of All Progressive Congress government that has failed in the last 4 years to deliver and fulfill the promises they made to the people of Nigeria.
‘’The people are going through untold hardship at both urban and rural areas across the states of the federal with no effort made by President Buhari’s government to make life comfortable for the people of this country”
The duo stressed that the electorates at the local government areas across the country have expressed their readiness to take their destiny in their hands by voting for change of government come 2019 to have a new President come on board with economic programs that will turn around the fortunes of the people of Nigeria.
According to them, what the people at the local government areas are craving for is a free and fair conduct of the 2019 general elections to produce the peoples choice at the Presidential, National, governorship and state assembly elections, warning that INEC must live above board to deliver as promised to the people of Nigeria.
‘’ let us warn here that the voters at the local government areas knows who they want to be their next President, governors and representatives at both national and state Assemblies elections, warning that any attempt to rig the polls would be resisted by the voters ‘’
The PDP grass root leaders accused the ruling APC government of President Buhari of not living up to the expectations of the people that voted the government into power in 2015 , saying 2019 will be a different ball game that Atiku Presidency economic blue print when unfolded will turn around the economic fortunes of the people in all the states of the federation.
They called on the electorates to keep faith with promises of PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to deliver dividends of democracy to the door steps of the people, assuring that all promises made by the party presidential candidate of the PDP will be met within a short period of coming into power.