…raise support for APC gubernatorial candidate Binani
The president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (ret.), said Monday in Yola, Adamawa State, that although women had participated in Nigeria’s leadership from a distance, it was time for them to come closer and share the rule of the country.
He also said the emergence of Adamawa state All Progressive Congress gubernatorial candidate Aisha Binani as Nigeria’s first female governor in next month’s elections would send a signal to the world about the maturity of Nigeria’s leadership. .
“Women have been fighting from a distance, let them now come closer and also share leadership,” Buhari said when visiting Adamawa’s Lamido at her Palace in Yola.
This is in accordance with a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled “Women deserve the chance to govern, vote Senator Aisha Binani as the next Governor of Adamawa State, President Buhari “.
Expressing his support for Binani, Buhari said, “I came here to make sure that from the end of Nigeria to other places, I want to identify with the candidate, Binani, and other candidates.
“We are here to make sure that Binani becomes the first female governor elected, God willing. Her choice will speak to Nigeria and the world through Adamawa State.
“I really appreciate all the support. I want everyone to support her to win. And for those who oppose us, I wish you the best of luck.”
The president added: “We will give him our moral support. Women have been fighting from a distance, now come closer and also share the leadership.
In his speech, Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri thanked the president for various interventions in the state.
Fintiri, who is seeking re-election on the Peoples’ Democratic Party platform, told the delegation: “I wish you the best and all the best in your campaigns.”
Describing Adamawa State as Buhari’s “second home,” he said, “We want to thank you for various projects in Adamawa. All of our proposals for the state have been approved.”
“We will not get tired of receiving them in the state. We will continue to pray for you. We love you and we admire you. He has done well and exceeded what is expected of a leader, ”added the governor.
Adamawa Lamid Muhammadu Mustapha also thanked Buhari for developments in the state, which included appointments to senior government positions such as Federal Capital Territory Minister Mohammed Bello, Federation Government Secretary Boss Mustapha and the National Drug. Chairman of the Law Enforcement Agency, Buba Marwa.
“The people of Adamawa are in your debt,” the monarch told the president.
Adamawa Lamido thanked the President for his approvals for new universities in the state and a Federal Medical Center.