Tumultuous and excited crowd received over the weekend New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Kaduna North House of Reps candidate in 2023 general election, Hon. Shehu Bawa ABG in Doka and Gabasawa all in metropolitan area of the State Capital.
ABG kicked off his ward to ward political rallies from the party’s ward office at Kontagora Road amidst cheers from energized supporters who walked with the politician in tours of all seven wards in the heart of the City.
First place of call for ABG was Ungwar Gaji ward, being led by member representing Gabasawa/Doka in Kaduna State House of Assembly Hon. Inuwa Haruna Mabo who is NNPP’s candidate for same position he is currently occupying in the state legislature.
Mabo, who was hitherto a member of All Progressives Congress(APC) alluded to insensitivity, injustice, impunity and above all, lack of compassion for the masses as reasons he called it off with the ruling party in the state,
The campaign train moved from one street to the other on foot until the wards in metropolitan centre were all exhausted, including the commercial streets leading to Central Market.
The wards were; Kabala, Ungwar Liman, Shaba, Ungwar Gaji, Gabasawa, Ungwar Sarki and Ungwar Mai Burji.
In all wards visited, party executives ensured full mobilization of supporters and well wishers of NNPP to convergent points at each ward where short speeches were made.
At Shaba ward, traditionally known as the base for Nupe speaking residents of Kaduna, ABG assured women and youth of vibrant and effective representation where their welfare would be taken care of through empowerment anchored on skilled vocations so they could be self-reliant.
He referred to women as prudent mangers of resources, capable of multiplying capital to becoming small-scale business ventures with the shortest period of times.
The politician with bias for women and youth as his core political principle and policy promised to create and maintaining a hotline of communication with constituents where problems concerning education, health and general welfare would be tackled regularly.
Though, ABG was quick to sound a caveat, saying he can’t be perfect in his dealings with people due to human fallibilities and limitations as only God Almighty is perfect.
He however affirmed to fullfil all promises made, assuring to visit all communities where pledges were made after election for appreciation and possible mapping out workable tools to hastily actualize plans made for growth and progress of the people.
Elder-statesmen who received the campaign train of ABG at various points visited testified to human developer strides of the house of reps hopeful whom they attested could be relied upon to deliver dividends of democracy in dire need by the masses.
Alhaji Ibrahim Umar, an elder in Ungwar Liman decried widespread poverty amongst majority of households whom he noted could hardly eat two decent square meals daily.
He criticised the ruling APC and her counterpart, the PDP for not living up to expectations and yearnings of electorate.
He urged voters to try a new party, the NNPP in 2023, saying the party could be trusted because it’s peopled by men of integrity and conscience.