By: Joy Odor/Kaduna
As the 2019 general election is drawing nearer, members of the People Democracy Party (PDP) Kaduna State have called on the immediate past National Chairman Caretaker Committee, Senator Mohammed Ahmed Makarfi to run for President of the country.
The Members who stated this to newsmen shortly after the State Executive Council Meeting of the Party in Kaduna on Friday, said Senator Makarfi is the only option to fix Nigeria.
The PDP said Nigeria needs a leader who has a good track record, which according to them Makarfi is the best and only option to lead Nigeria to the promise land, saying they are optimistic that the party in Kaduna state and Nigeria will take over power from the ruling All Progressive Party come 2019.
They however called on all aggrieved members of the Party to shun their differences and return home to move the party to a greater height.
In his contributions, the Kaduna State former Governor, Architect Mukltar Ramala Yero who also spoke on the party candidature said, the party is waiting on the people opinion on who to come up under the PDP platform, informing that the Party will do whatever the people want them do and not what he or the party want.
“PDP family gather in Kaduna state at the party office, first of all to thank God for making their son Dr. Mohammed Ahmed Makarfi to finally succeed in reuniting to PDP both at the National and the state level and also for conducting the convention successfully.
The Former Governor further added that, “the meeting also grant the party the audience to thank him for what he has done to the party and the state and enable the national chairman the opportunity to thank the entire members of the party especially the Kaduna state chapter for all the support they have giving him during his leadership .
“I will not talk on the performance of the APC Government and that the time is coming when his own party will talk about it.
“We are the one that transfer power to the APC Government and they know where they stop in term of projects and they know what is happening now and that his party has a lot of things to say.
Alhaji Yero therefore called on all the members of the party to be united to enable the Party succeed in the forthcoming general elections in January 2019.
Also commenting, a member of the Party, Mr. Mustapha Aliyu Bamalli affaired that Nigeria people are attired with APC government, stresses that, all their policies are not favorable to the masses.
“The meeting has showed by the huge crow in attendance during the meeting, even the security men are unable control them.
“People are attire with hunger, insecurity, economy hardship, name it. So we are hoping that come rain, come sun the Nigeria people would change the change” he noted.
The Former Commissioner, Kaduna State Ministry of Justice, Mr. Jonathan Kish said the party “came to celebrate a distinguished Nigerian, a former Governor of Kaduna state and a former Chairman Caretaker Committee of the PDP.
“We came to celebrate for the good job he did, how he was able to work in with others patriotic Nigeria across the country to rebuild the PDP and get it back to reckon to the point where the PDP is a party to meet with”.