About 515 candidates bought forms on the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, platform to challenge presidential and adviser positions in the upcoming local government election in Kaduna state.
Party secretary Alhaji Ibrahim Wusono, while explaining the party’s preparation for the upcoming local elections in the state, said 63 and 452 people have shown interest in the posts of presidents and councilors in the state, respectively.
He explained: “No less than 63 forms were sold to party members vying for the post of president in the 23 local government zones, while 452 were sold for candidates for councilor in the 255 wards. of Kaduna State. “
He further explained: “In most neighborhoods, primary elections will be held unless they decide to resolve themselves. As party leaders, we do not have the right to prohibit anyone from exercising their constitutional right. Anyone who wishes to participate is free to do so. Their forms were submitted two days ago and the selection is ongoing. We will make their names available to the public after the screening and the party primaries, so that anyone with reservations about their qualifications or character can speak up before their time, ”he noted.
The secretary called on political party members to vote the right candidates in primary elections, ensuring that the quality of the candidates produced determines the outcome of any election.
He urged residents of Kaduna state to come forward and vote for the PDP, saying people are crying over the failure of the APC government to tackle insecurity and the only solution is to choose the people. good leaders who can represent them effectively at all levels.
He observed: “People are crying for what is happening in the state and in the country in general. The inhabitants of the village do not sleep at home, rather in the bush and return home in the morning because of the fear of bandits. Townspeople no longer go to the market due to the demolition of the government. Workers are being made redundant or made redundant, no one is comfortable. “
Alhaji Ibrahim Wusono said that all of this is happening because people lack good leadership and the APC government has failed, saying it is time for them to find a solution to all these things that are happening and that the one way is to vote for the PDP and experience restoration in all walks of life.
Recall that the local government election is to be held on June 5, 2021 in the 23 local government zones of Kaduna State.