From Paul Orude, Bauchi
The People Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State has constituted 31 committees for the State Assembly election targeted at the grassroots to solicit and canvass for support ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
Speaking shortly after the inauguration of the committees, Governor Bala Mohammed said he was confident they would deliver considering the caliber of people selected to serve in the various committees.
Governor Mohammed explained that the committees would be saddled with the responsibility of going to every nook and cranny, every polling units across the 20 LGAs to solicit for votes for the PDP.
“I’m very confident and optimistic that our party will become victorious after the general election in 2023 in the State and the country at large,” he said.
Also speaking, the PDP chairman, Hamza Koshi Akuyam said that the party sat with stakeholders at various levels to strategize and kick start the preparation of electioneering campaigns in the state.
Akuyam expressed optimism that the party would retain power in Bauchi, and equally sweep all other elective seats across the country.
He said that the 31 committees were expected to go to every nook and cranny, all wards to appeal .lk for support from the people for overall victory of the party.
The PDP Chairman further said that the party had carefully scrutinised membership of the committees to ensure that those who possessed the merited qualities in their various constituencies, including winners and losers of the last primary elections across the state were selected.
He stated that as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is going on scientific voting in the general elections, the PDP as a party in Bauchi will also adopt scientific method of campaigning in the state.
In his remark, the Deputy Director of the PDP campaign organisation, Abdulrazaq Nuhu Zaki explained that that the party had inaugurated the committees to commence consultations with the electorate in each of the 31 state constituencies of the State Assembly for their support ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
Zaki said that the party had divided the consultations into three categories, the State Assembly, House of Representatives, and the Senate – Governorship, and Presidency respectively.
Zaki disclosed that the committees were given 3 weeks to submit the reports of their assignments to the party for necessary actions, saying he is hundred percent sure that PDP will win all its electives positions in the general elections