The immediate past national caretaker chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ahamed Makarfi has solicited the support of the PDP delegates in Plateau state to enable him clinch the party’s Presidential ticket to run for 2019 Presidency.
Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna state, and a one time Senator, stated this Wednesday in Jos, at the Plateau state PDP state Secretariat.
Mr. Makarfi assured that PDP will reclaim it mandate, and tackle insecurity, “PDP government will not politicise security matters, we will ensure that security apparatus gets the needed equipments to fight insurgency, crime and criminality, by so doing, no body will give excuses for failure.”
The former PDP national caretaker chairman who unrevealed it national crisis said he was in Plateau state to formally solicit support of Plateau PDP delegates to support his 2019 Presidential ambitions.
Mr. Makarfi promise to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari from Aso rock if given the party’s ticket.
He said he will create job opportunities for the teaming unemployed Nigerians roaming streets of Nigeria.
Speaking on unity of Nigerians, the former governor said his administration will have listing hears from traditional, community and religious leaders.
“Our government shall be an all inclusive one, we will work hand in hand with traditional, community and religious leaders for maximum success.”
He lamented increasing rate of kidnapping, armed rubbery and other crimes been perpetrated in Nigeria.
Earlier in his address, PDP chairman in Plateau state Hon Damishi Sango, assured the PDP Presidential aspirant, Ahamed Makarfi of total support from Plateau delegates.
Hon. Sango, a former minister of sport, reminded PDP party faithfuls that Ahamed Makarfi salvaged PDP from the hands of AliModu Sheriff.
“We will not forget in a hurry, how Ahamed Makarfi safe our dear party from the hands of Sheriff and his gang when he was appointed national caretaker chairman.”
“We desire someone like Makarfi who chased out Sheriff from the national Secretariat of PDP, to also chase out President Muhammadu Buhari from Aso rock, therefore, we have to present a creadiable candidate to defeat Buhari, come 2019. Sango insisted.
The 17 local government PDP party chairmen in Plateau state who are delegates to elect candidates, were present at the visit.
Former Plateau state PDP chairman Profesor Dukun Shun, and other special delegates were also at the party Secretariat to welcome the PDP President aspirants.
Mr. Makarfi was accompanied to the PDP party Secretariat in Jos, with the Kaduna state PDP chairman Hassan Hyet, alongside many supporters.
The PDP party Secretariat was envelop by security operatives, watching for possible uprising.