By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Hundreds of widows from the 12 wards that make up Chikun Local Government Area on Tuesday stormed the Kaduna State Secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to demand the inclusion of a Chairmanship aspirant, Honourable Ekene Abubakar Adams.
Leader of the widows, Lami Danladi from Karatudu in Chikun Local Government Area said that the women all dressed in black, are all widows and in the Holy Books, God always answers cries of widows.
“Honourable Ekene Adams is the hope of masses, he has helped orphans and widows.
“Today most of us are eating because of Honourable Ekene. He picked children that are orphans and sponsorship their education. He picked youth and gave them.bikes to do okada.
“He came out to contest and the women came out enmass and did APC registration and when we heard the news he won’t be participating in.primaries, we are saddened.
“We appeal to Make who has transformed Kaduna State, Ekene is trying to follow his footsteps.
“We are crying out to Malam who listens to the masses. We want Ekene to be allowed to contest.
“Democracy is for the people. We appeal to Malam to look into it and give Ekene the permission.to contest.
“We are over 300 here already and some are still coming we are expecting some. We contributed money to charter buses here.
“If the Governor refuses to hearken to our call, We will be unhappy. However, we are for APC, we will forever be for the APC by the grace of God.”