Bauchi Guber: Former Bauchi Governor Mu’azu’s Son joins the race

By Samuel Luka, Bauchi

As the 2023 general elections gathers momentum, the eldest son of the  Former Bauchi state Governor Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu, Ahmed Ahmadu Mu’azu Junior has indicated interest to contest the 2023 governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Our Corresspondent gathered that, to perfect his plan, Mu’azu Junior has already purchased PDP nomination form and has established his campaign structure. 

Director General of Ahmed Mu’azu Junior campaign Organisation, Dr Kabiru Garba Ilelah said Ahmed’s desire to be in the contest is to create employment opportunities and to accord priority to health care, education, agriculture, security, rural transformation and industrialisation in the state.

Ilelah  said Mu’azu Junior will do his best to employ hundreds of professionals that retired in various ministries in Bauchi State Civil Service for more than a decades without replacement, 

According to Ilelah, Ahmed if elected Governor of Bauchi in 2023 will  also ensure prompt payment of workers salaries depending on the wealth that Allah bless the state with, and settle backlog of gratuities, and leave grants.

Ilelah said Young Muazu is not contesting against the incumbent State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed but he is contesting because the Governor is now contesting for Presidential seat.

He said “we saw Governor Bala had already purchased the PDP nomination form to contest for the President of Nigeria 2023”.

“Young Mu’azu has a lot of respect for the incumbent Bauchi State Governor whom He considered as his leader elder statesman , and a father”, Dr Ilelah added.

 He said it is time for a generational shift in the leadership of the state where youths should brace up and take up leadership positions and demonstrate their capacity in governance.

“The gubernatorial aspirant, Ahmed Ahmadu Mu’azu always appreciates the effort and giant strides made by former governors of the state, and the gigantic effort the present Governor is doing to uplift the state through roads constructions and rural transformation”, he said.

He assured that, young Mu’azu will come with the agenda to create employment, settle gratuities, leave grants and industrialize the state.

“The agenda of Ahmed Ahmadu Muazu is to consolidate. Let us get what our leaders have done and built over time for the good and growth of the state. Let us consolidate on people, policy and infrastructure with a view to getting Bauchi State working”, Dr. Ilelah avverred.

“We need to look at all of these and build the confidence of our investors to grow the state”, he further said. 

Dr Ilelah advised PDP to give a level playing field to all aspirants during Primary election.

“The field should be open for all aspirants to show their competence and capacity by convincing the people on what they have to offer to them”, he suggested.

“We need to raise leaders who are statesmen to lead the state and leaders who are nationalist to unite Nigeria”, Dr. Ilelah advised.

Ahmed Mu’azu Junior is an indigene  of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of the State and was born on 27th February,1985.

He attended Air Force Comprehensive School Ibadan. He graduated with . B Sc Business Studies From the University of Buckingham, uk.

Young Mu’azu obtained his second degree. M Sc Finance: university of Leicester, uk and is an Associate Member of National Accountants of Nigeria.

“He has attended Several international courses in Budget, Oil and Gas, Ethics in profession etc, and he worked with Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission and Petroleum Technology Development Fund”, Dr. Ilelah said.

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