2023: Lack Of Support For PDP Candidates By Elected LG Chairmen Worries Bauchi Governor

By Samuel Luka, Bauchi
Bauchi state Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has expressed concerns that the elected local government Chairmen are not supporting candidates of the party ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Governor Bala who stated this while addressing party stakeholders at a meeting on Saturday, noted that the party at the local government level is not doing as expected.

The Governor who however, pointed out that the party is doing well at the state level, called for unity among party members.

“We must come together, our elected local government Chairmen are not supporting our candidates as much as I want, we have to do it, that gap should be closed down”, the Governor said.

He enjoined the PDP leaders at the local governments to close ranks with councilors and Chairmen irrespective of their tenure, assuring that they would remain veritable structure of the party and would be respected even after their tenure.

The Governor hinted that the party will adopt one structure in terms of campaigns from the gubernatorial, Senatorial and other elective offices.

Bala warned party members against involvement in the controversy surrounding the party at the national level.

“It’s above us, leave that to me to handle it the way I am handling it as your leader, because certainly we can not afford that, it will have a disparaging consequences on us”, the governor said. 

He hinted the possibility of the party having a unified agents at the polling units, adding that there would be consultation from the presidential to the state assembly levels in order to have uniform people as agents.

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