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Bauchi - The Bauchi State Chapter of the
People Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday inaugurated its campaign council ahead
of the February elections.
Inaugurating the council, the state Chairman of PDP, Alhaji
Ibrahim Yaro, expressed confidence that the PDP would emerge victorious in the
forthcoming elections in the state.
Yaro named the State Governor, Isa Yuguda, as the chairman
of campaign council, with Alhaji Umaru Dahiru as the Director General and
Alhaji Aminu Hamayo as Director of Finance.
According to him, Alhaji Sanusi Maija’a, is the Director,
Contact and Mobilisation, Alhaji Bappa Haruna, Director, Publicity, Hajiya
Bahijja Mahmud, Director, Women Mobilisation and Alhaji Uba Mailuma, Director,
Others are the three PDP Zonal Chairmen in the state, Alhaji
Salihu Nabordo from Bauchi South, Alhaji Babayo Akuyam from Bauchi Central and
Alhaji Musa Shitu from Bauchi North.
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Yaro listed other members of the council as directors from
the zones, coordinators from local governments and their assistants from the
wards as well as conversers from all the polling units across the state.
He explained that the council would be responsible for
coordinating all campaign activities for the success of the party in the
presidential election and other elections in the state.
The chairman called on all stakeholders to go back to their
zones, local governments, wards and polling units to campaign for the success
of the party.
Earlier, Gov. Yuguda advised party members in the state not
to rest on their oars untill all PDP candidates emerged victorious,
particularly President Goodluck Jonathan.
"Based on the calibre of the people that made up the
campaign council, I am very confident that PDP will deliver good results in
"As the chairman of the campaign council, I will not sleep
until I ensure that PDP emerged victorious in all electoral seats,’’ he said.
Yuguda said the party would flag-off its campaign in the
state on Jan. 19.
He advised the party supporters to be law abiding and avoid
any kind of violence in the cause of the campaign.
In his acceptance speech, Dahiru thanked the PDP state
executives for the confidence reposed in him and other members of the campaign
He pledged the readiness of the members to work tirelessly
for the success of the party in all the elections.
Dahiru said the council would work based on the provision of
the 1999 constitution and that of the PDP, adding it would also adhere to the
provisions of the Electoral Act.