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2023: PDP’ll retain governorship seat in Sokoto–Rep

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A member of the House of Representatives (PDP-Sokoto), Dr Balarabe Shehu-Kakale, has said that the party will retain the governorship position in the forthcoming 2023 General Elections.

Shehu-Kakale said in a chat with pressmen on Sunday in Abuja that as far as the 2023 polls were concerned, PDP is good to go in Sokoto state.

The lawmaker, who represents Dange-Shuni-Bodinga-Tureta Federal Constituency said that the party had not however left any stone unturned in trying to win the hearts of the people of the state.

He said:” This is through quality deliverables of works, services and human capital development at all levels by the state and local governments, as well as other elected officials.

“Gov. Aminu Tambuwal has a scorecard that has been commended by all in the areas of human capital and Infrastructural development.

“There are also issues on education reforms, basic, secondary, almajiri education and out-of-school children reforms.

“There is also the remodeling and mainstreaming, huge investments in higher education especially the sponsorship of hundreds of foreign students to study high value courses.

“He has also done so much in health, agriculture, security and civil service, financial and fiscal reforms, among others.”
According to him, the electorate in the state are comfortable with the administration and style of leadership of Tambuwal.

He added that the people of the state were also comfortable with the PDP governorship candidate, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar and his running mate, Alhaji Sagir Attahiru-Bafarawa.

Shehu-Kakale said: “We are doing a lot of work,still consulting and also reaching out to people, everybody is important,women, youth and businessmen and farmers.

“The state government is still working hard to make people see reason in the team and the need to continue with the good works of the governor.

“So, with the scorecard and gale of defections into the party, we are sure that PDP is set to win the governorship election in the state.”

Shehu-Kakale said that this also applied to them as representatives, insisting that the people were the witnesses.

“So, we leave everything to God and by His grace, we are hopeful our people will give us another chance to represent them.

“We are all confident, we have done our best, we are doing our best and With the constant moblisations and interactions, we are sure of victory,”the lawmaker said. (NAN)

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