By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna
Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Friday called on Zaria citizens to obtain their PVCs and vote wisely for the All Progressives Congress (APC) for continuity in the forthcoming 2019 election towards making Kaduna State great.
The Governor expressed this when he visited Sabon Gari, Zaria and Soba Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
Governor el-Rufai thanked the people of Kaduna State for voting APC in the last Local Government Elections.
El-Rufai said they were in Zaria city to appreciate the citizens for coming out enmass to vote All Progressives Congress candidates in the last Local Government Elections.
“We thank our people for the emphatic endorsement of our reforms with their votes during the Local Government Elections,” the Governor said.
He called on the people of Zaria not to sell out their votes as a result of gifts given to them by other parties, hence they utilized their franchise to vote in the right candidates into office.
In a related development, el-Rufai commissioned Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Zonal Campaign Office in Zaria City which consists a conference hall with 150-seater capacity where meetings were held at the directors office.
On the other side of the hall, it has capacity of 120 people, consisting of the Director Generals office, with media control room and waiting room.
The media control room is equipped with a work station which has computers and control apparatus to facilitate the work of the party.
Malam el-Rufai called on Sabon Gari citizens to vote for Alhaji Suleiman Abdu Kwari who’s contesting for the seat of Senator in Zone One.
The Governor while speaking with supporters of the All Progressives Congress in Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State, said the construction of major roads have been awarded to contractors and work was in progress.
The Governor assured them of good healthcare facilities as efforts were in progress to engage qualified personnel in the health sector.
He pledged to meet up with their needs immediately.
He presented Dr. Ibrahim Hamza as the candidate for House of Representatives in Soba Local Government area.
Meanwhile, some of the PDP members defected from PDP to APC, Hajiya Mainunat Yelwa spoke on behalf of the defectors from Peoples Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress, they pledged their support to the party.
Zaria, an ancient city located in Kaduna State with diverse ethnicity welcomed Malam el-Rufai as thousands of All Progressives Congress supporters stormed the streets chanting, sai Malam, sai Baba Buhari.
Placards of el-Rufai and All Progressives Congress candidates contesting for Senatorial seat and House of Representatives of various Local Government Areas were display as youth and communities leaders were present to show their solidarity to the Governor chanting Sai kayi 2019.
Senior Government Officials accompanied the state Governor to the local government areas of the state.