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Nigeria: Ribadu vows to demystify PDP

Ribadu-nuhu-vows-pdpThe Action Congress of Nigeria presidential flagbearer,Nuhu Ribadu has at the weekend obtained his voters registration card.

Mr Ribadu, who blamed the People’s Democratic Party for the difficulty being encountered by the citizenry, said his party will demystify the power of incumbency. He said the PDP will lose in Nigeria, as is the trend all over Africa “We are going to stop corruption in this country,” Mr Ribadu said this before party supporters.

He sighted examples of countries where incumbents have failed to return to power , countries like , Cote d voire, Guinea, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana.The presidential candidate assured people of the failure of the imcumbent,‘‘They are going to lose in Nigeria. The difficulty that our people are made to live with and the havoc that the PDP has caused is going to be a thing of the past.” The ACN presidential aspirant, who coincidentally obtained his voters’ registration card at the Aliyu Musdafa primary school centre, the same place he had his early primary education, commended the ongoing voter registration exercise.

Happy with registration

He said the exercise showed the country is beginning to tread on the “right path”. According to him, it signifies the conduct of a free and fair polls is possible if everyone work towards it.

“I’m so happy, I have just been registered by a member of the National Youth Service Corps. It was done very fast and efficiently,” Mr Ribadu said, expressing satisfaction with the registration. Following his registration , he again promised the citizens of his willingness to bring changes which include adequate and stable electricity supply, qualitative education and qualitative medical health service delivery which the PDP government had failed to deliver in its long years of rule.

He was accompanied by the ACN gubernatorial flagbearer of Adamawa State, Markus Natina Gundiri; the state party chairman, Mohammed Abdullahi and other top party stalwarts including a former acting governor of the state, Pithon P. Power who is also the party flagbearer for Demsa, Numan and Lamurde constituency for the Federal House of Representatives.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for the state, Kassim Gaidam said the efficiency of the voter registration which Mr Ribadu has confirmed himself in the state is the outcome of the “demonstrable will by the electoral body not to disappoint Nigerians”.

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