By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Ahead of the forthcoming 2022 Abaji area Council election,Hon. Abubakar Umar Abdullahi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairmanship Candidate for the Abaji Area Council , Abuja joined party members and officials to pick his running mate for the forthcoming Council Election in 2022.
The endorsement of Hon. Isa Makka as running mate was done after the official release of list of the party’s Candidates for the polls.
Hon. Abubakar Umar Abdullahi and Hon Isa Makka under the campaign slogan : “Farar Aniyan 2022” will be running for Election scheduled to hold in 2022.
However ,information gathered revealed that after the release of the list of Candidates for the election, four aspirants , including the ,Hon. Abubakar Umar Abdullahi with campaign slogan ” agreed to endorse Isa Makka as running mate .
National body of the APC had earlier sent a list of it’s successful Candidates to the INEC and the final list was released today,hence the need to pick a quality running mate to pair Hon. .Abdullahi ,because of his outstanding Leadership’s qualities.
In a chat with Journalists, Hon. Abdullahi , whose background in grassroots Politics and philanthropic gestures gave him an edge over other constestants promised to give Priority to Development,Job Creation and sustainable Investment drive .
While urging all members of the party and electorate of Abaji area to come out en masse and vote the ruling party ,APC , Abdullahi advised members with grievances to put them behind and consider the party’s interest above all other interest during the election .
According him , residents of Abaji area should jettisone differences support him and Makka to win the Council election come 2022.
Members of the party Interviewed ,who rained accolades on Hon. Abdullahi for his invaluable contributions to uplifting the party in Abaji area said ,”We are battle ready to work for him , because he’s popular , well groomed to give APC the expected victory at the polls .
“When a party has a candidate that is widely recognized and accepted by the electorate ,to win election at any level of contestation ,such party should only concentrate on campaigns and agenda for development .
” Hon Abubakar Umar Abdullahi has empowered the critical units of our society ; the women and youths across board and he’s still doing so as we speak .This among many reasons is why we didn’t hesitate to endorse his candidature .
“We are hoping that God will grant us victory during the election “.
Other aspirants ,who accepted the final list released by the electoral body today with Hon Abubakar Umar Abdullahi emerging as the party’s flagbearer expressed optimism and assurance at the polls.
According the party members , Hon Abdullahi always willing to Channel his resources to help the party , empower the less Privileged and widows within the area.
He gave assurance that if elected he would work assiduously to bring more sustainable developments to Abaji area
We observed that amongst the six local government council areas within FCT , Abaji is left behind.
So if voted, I will help bring government presence to the area , Create employment for youths, stimulate investments in banking and other vital sectors.