Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Kebbe - Speaker Aminu Waziri and APC gubernatorial candidate in Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday received 2400 supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to APC in Kebbe Local Government Area of the state.
Tambuwal received the defectors at the party's gubernatorial campaign rally held in Kebbe town, headquarters of Kebbi Local Government Area of the state.
He called on the defectors to work towards promoting the loafty ideals of the party in the rural areas.
Tambuwal also called on the youth in the area to shun all kinds of violence by ensuring peaceful conduct of the forthcoming elections.
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He said that the youth were a global catalyst for political development of any society, adding that they should be properly groomed to enable them to contribute towards the socio-economic and political growth of the country.
The APC gubernatorial candidate also charged the youth to contribute towards ensuring the political change needed in the country to ensure quality democratic governance.
Tambuwal pledged to strengthen the agricultural sector through mechanization, if elected governor.
In his remarks, Gov. Aliyu Wamakko called on party supporters to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards before the election.