The All Progressives Congress, APC, Sokoto state chapter has adopted Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as its candidate in the forthcoming 2019 governorship election.
According to the Chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Usman Sulaiman they are convinced of what Tambuwal has achieved as a governor so far, and will continue to support him to render more quality service to the people.
The Chairman stressed, “As a party, we will support him not only for second term but for third and fourth term if such would be allowed by the constitution. Governor Tambuwal has performed credibly well despite some challenges occasioned by the economic situation in the country,”
Also, the chairman added that other areas of achievements include payment of salaries, pensions and gratuities, revamping of the education sector, and the huge impact Tambuwal has made in the social sector.
“When we lost our indigenes in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj stampede, Tambuwal paid N500,000 to each of the families of the victims. That is the only support they got from the authorities. For that and many, we will be eternally grateful to the Governor,” he reiterated.
Sulaiman further described the opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as a “mushroom” party which is desperately in need of salvation.
He queried, ” what do you call a party that cannot produce a single councilor? Is that one a party?”
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