Thousands of supporters and members of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) yesterday trooped out in Ogbomoso to welcome the Presidential candidate of the party, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso as he commissioned the campaign office of the party’s House of Representatives candidate for Ogo Oluwa and Surulere federal constituency, Hon. Abioye Mathew Adegboyega in the upcoming general elections.
The event which held at Aroje in Surulere local government area had several stakeholders and officials of the party in Ogbomoso in attendance.
Senator Kwankwaso who was elated at the mammoth crowd that came to welcome him said he was ready to tackle myriad of challenges facing the country over the years.
He commended Hon. Abioye for putting the campaign office in place which he said will go a long way in assisting the party in propagating its manifesto and campaign activities in Ogbomoso axis.
Earlier in his welcome speech, Hon. Abioye thanked the Presidential candidate for personally came to commission the campaign office which he described as an indication of their level of preparedness for the election in Ogo Oluwa and Surulere federal constituency.
He said: “I am happy to inform you that the good people of this federal constituency have embraced the NNPP, and have keyed into its vision as the only alternative party that can rescue the country from the series of challenges that are confronting us as a nation. They have therefore been busy canvassing for electorates to ensure victory for the party.
At the moment that Nigerians are facing a lot of hardship, the country needs the excellent and experienced personality to take over the mantle of leadership from this present administration. I therefore have absolute faith that our incoming President, His Excellency, Engr Rabiu Kwankwaso led administration come 29 May, 2023 will not only bring prosperity to the people but will also improve the standard of living of the common masses.
We want to assure you that in this federal constituency, we are ready to give whatever it takes and join forces with other Nigerians to work to make you the president of this country and ensure that NNPP forms the next government in the 2023 presidential election.”
In a related development, the NNPP Presidential Candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso has promised to replicate his achievements in Kano while serving as Governor at the National level if he wins the next presidential election.
He stated this while addressing the stakeholders at the presidential parley organised by the South West Development Stakeholders Forum for Presidential candidates in the coming general elections.
According to him, “we have decided to produce the best blueprint which is based on our experiences during the eight years period we spent as Governor in Kano state.
In the 152 pages of the blue print, we have made security, education our topmost priority. On security, we want to increase the number of military, police, civil defence and other security agencies with better training, equipment and with political will, they will be able to secure the country and protect the citizens.
On education, we have over 20 million out of school children. We want make education accessible,affordable to the students by building over 500 thousand school and remove the big barrier that hinders them from gaining admission to university which is inability to pay WAEC, NECO and JAMB fees for them.
We will also ensure that the JAMB result stands for four years so that any student who is unable to gain admission in the first year can still use it second, third and fourth year before it expires.
We have the capacity, the experience and energy to transform what we have done in Kano State to National level.
I have traversed the length and breadth of Nigeria in the last four months by road and knows virtually the situation of each region and what they desire. I will therefore urged the electorates to look out for the best among all the candidates and not vote based on ethnic or religious sentiments.” He said.
Senator Kwankwaso was accompanied by his Vice-Presidential candidate, Bishop Issac Idahosa, National Chairman of the party, Buba Galadima, Dep. National Vice chairman, Oyo State gubernatorial candidate, Engr. Joseph Olukayode Popoola and others.