By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday pledged to complete the Mambilla Hydro Electric Power Dam in Taraba if elected.
Abubakar disclosed this at a PDP Presidential campaign rally in Jalingo.
He said the current administration had promised to construct the dam but failed to keep the promise.
The PDP candidate also promise to tackle insecurity in the state and the country head on to pave way for rapid development.
“If elected president of Nigeria on February 16, I will complete the Mambilla Hydro Electric Power Dam within my tenure in office to solve the problem of electricity in the state and the country.
“I will also construct federal government roads in the state as well as refund the money Taraba spent in constructing federal government roads in the state,” he said.
He called on the people of the state to re-elect Gov Darius Ishaku to enable him continue with “Good governance”.
Mr Uche Secondous, the PDP National Chairman urged the people of the state to vote Atiku for job creation, peace and prosperity of the country.
Secondous urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to provide a level playing field for all so that the outcome of the polls would be accepted by all.
Gov Ishaku of Taraba assured the presidential candidate of unalloyed support by the people of the state to ensure his victory at the polls.
He noted that Atiku’s candidacy was a symbol of unity and progress of the country and should be supported for a better Nigeria.
Hundreds of PDP supporters turned out to welcome the candidate to Taraba.