by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Hon. Abdulrahaman Ibrahim, has described Hon. Samson Monday Dikko as the best of all the Southern Kaduna Senatorial aspirants in the race for 2023 general elections.
Abdulrahaman lbrahim, who made the disclosure when the aspirant paid a familiarization visit to the executive of the party, said Dikko, who is currently the State House of Assembly member representing Jaba constituency, was firm during their time of travails.
According to the chairman, the lawmaker was stood by them when Hon. Morendia Tanko was rigged out having won his election under the platform of the PDP, and was with them when their member, Hon. Nuhu Goro, was suspended for one year over an alleged gross misconduct in the floor of the House.
He added that the Senatorial hopeful also settled the bills to the lawyer standing for their case in the High Court when their party was in crises, saying, “and we won the case.”
Ibrahim tasked Dikko to be more prepared ahead of his colleagues for 2023 Southern Kaduna Senatorial seat, stressing that other opponents have wealth of experience, financially strong, hold so many positions and well connected, but rated him (Dikko) the best.
Responding, the Senatorial aspirant-cum member representing Jaba Constituency, said he joined the race “to serve humanity and to also salvage the region from the quagmires of old political class.”
He explained, “I believ, with your support, we will entrench true democratic values, promote development and peaceful co-existence among our diverse ethnic and religious groups in Southern Kaduna.”
Meanwhile, the lawmaker has inaugurated his campaign team, while in his home in Jaba Local Government, and charged members to put in their best for his victory on their side.
Highlights of his visit include the donation of wrappers to 250 women and cash donation to the party excos in the two Local Government Areas, respectively. In her remarks, wife of the Senatorial aspirant, Dr. Chetachi Dikko, said it is time for Southern Kaduna to make a change towards voting candidates that would represent their yearnings and aspirations, adding, “Don’t allow yourself to be bought over by people, who at the end of the day cannot represent your interest or pick your calls during your time of travails.”