Kwankwaso promises to promote justice, fairness and equity if elected Nigeria’s President


Former governor of Kano State, and Presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 general election, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso has vowed to promote justice, fairness and equity if elected the president of the country which he said that the country is lacking at the moment.


Kwankwaso while addressing members of the PDP at the Abia State chapter secretariat of the party at Finbarrs road Umuahia, the state capital said that he wants to lead a Nigeria where people are educated and exposed beyond the confines of their tribe, religion, linguistic group or place of birth when elected president.

According to the Kano born politician who attributed the challenges being faced in the country is as lack of leadership capacity by the incumbent administration said he is committed to address the needs of Nigerians bothering on restructuring and stated that the constitution of the country needed to be reviewed constantly in order to meet the yearnings of Nigerians.

While praying for credible primaries of the party, Kwankwaso said he believes in one united and developed Nigeria and appealed to prospective PDP delegates to the primaries to make a good choice amongst the party’s presidential hopefuls in order to withstand the major opposition party which he accused of not giving proper attention to the challenges the challenges that have bedeviled country in recent times.

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He also commended the State PDP Chairman led Executive for their continued support for a free, fair, transparent and credible elections in Nigeria, which according to him will ensure lasting peace.

In his remarks, the State PDP Chairman, Sir Johnson Onuigbo saluted the consuming zeal and courage of Mr. Kwankwaso, saying that many people have heard about his good deeds even when he served as the Governor of Kano state.

Onuigbo observed that the Aspirant has both the quality and academic vibrancy to lead Nigeria, pointing out that his leadership in Kano State cannot be wiped out in a hurry.

Sir Onuigbo pointed that his leadership in Abia also preaches for credible and verifiable elections, disclosing that Abia PDP respects the rule of law and promotes democracy in action.

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He further promised that the party will take his plea of support to the appropriate quarters.

Earlier during a courtesy visit on Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at the Government House, Umuahia, Kwankwaso congratulated Ikpeazu for his giant strides for Abians and his contributions to the PDP family across the country.

He said he has heard so much about the Governor’s achievements and seen things on the ground despite the fact that Abia receives one of the least allocations from the federation account and also among the least in terms of Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

He said Abia was lucky to have Dr. Ikpeazu as Governor and advised the people to come out en masse to vote him back to power in 2019 to avoid the mistake made by Kano state in 2003.

According to him, his visit to Abia was to inform the Governor and the party in the state of his intention to run for president of the country and to solicit for their support and cooperation.

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The presidential aspirant who said he left the PDP at a time because he thought the party was bad only to realize that the PDP is better than the APC. “This time we are all out to change the change itself”, he said.

Receiving the Presidential Aspirant, Governor Ikpeazu restated that Nigeria needs somebody with capacity and exposure to confront the challenges facing the country especially security.

He stressed the need for social mobilization so that every Nigerian will have belief in government and governance of the country.

The Governor said his greatest achievement in the state is the prevailing peace and unity, explained that Nigeria currently needs a unifying factor as the country is yearning and crying for ownership.

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He assured his guest that Abians are on the same page as it concerns national interest rather than primordial sentiments.


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