Friday, December 19, 2014

I’ll Do Everything Possible For Jonathan To Win In 2015 – Lamido

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa on
Thursday affirmed that he would do
everything possible to support the
re-election of President Goodluck
Jonathan in the 2015 polls.
Mr. Lamido stated this in Dutse
during a meeting to unveil campaign
programmes for the Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, candidates
seeking elective position in the
"I had a frank discussion with the
president today in Abuja and I am
convinced that he will redeem his
pledges; therefore, I will support
"Like I have always said, I don't do
politics based on religion or
ethnicity; a PDP man in Enugu state
is closer to me than an All
Progressives Congress (APC) man in
Bamaina my village," he said.
He said that his support for the
president was based on his
(Jonathan) commitment to fulfilling
all campaign promises made to the
state in 2011.
The governor disclosed that
Jonathan had assured him that the
Federal Government would refund
the money spent by the state
government to construct Dutse
International Airport.
He added that the president also
promised to rehabilitate and
complete the Hadejia Irrigation
Scheme and the Gaya-Jahun-Miga
road project, respectively, recalling
that they were part of his campaign
promises. (NAN)
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