One of the PDP gubernatorial aspirants in Zamfara Alh Abu Nakwada has declared his interest to contest for the post of Governor in the forthcoming 2023 election.
He made the declaration during a Press Conference at the Gusau Command Guest in on Monday.
He said after consultation with critical stakeholders, he has made up his mind to answer the clarion calls and contest for the post of Governor of Zamfara state under the People’s Democratic Party, the (PDP).
He said, has accepted the challenge considering the level of crises in the leadership institution of the state the current situation has demonstrated the pure lack of leadership focus for sustainable development which in his opinion has brought serious setback to genuine development in the state.
He blamed the past and present crops of leadership for not being active and genuine to resolving the social and economic crises affecting the people, and also for not setting a genuine agenda for the transformation of the state.
Furthermore, he lamented that, the insecure situation has influenced virtually other sectors of life; therefore our priorities have been set by the circumstances on the ground. “We will give maximum attention to solving the security challenges before any other”.
“Findings have shown that most of our people live their daily lives with just the barest minimum, where they are burdened with too many challenges to enable them to live a comfortable life”.
On his agenda Nakwada said he will stand firm to revive education, create job opportunities and also strengthen the hope of the majority of Zamfara people who are mostly farmers by reviving agriculture which in his views is in state of shamble.
He assured that if given the opportunity, he will work with the “Zamfara Rescue Mission” to design an agenda that will truly respond to the critical socio-economic demand of the people.
“I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the overwhelming support to me since the beginning of this endeavor. I can only repay this kind gesture by ensuring that, visible improvements are achieved in your living standards once I get to the government house in 2023 Insha Allah” Nakwada concluded.
The rally for the declaration was attended by hundreds of supporters from across all the fourteen local government areas of the state.