Top Chieftains of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have stormed Sokoto state to kick off the Presidential Campaign of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Today’s rally is taking place at the Shehu Kangiwa Square, Sokoto.
The chieftains namely; Bukola Saraki, Sule Lamido, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Liyel imoke, Peter Obi amongst others in the company of Atiku arrived the north west early this morning to urge the people of the North-West to vote for the PDP. Former president Jonathan also attended the event to rally support for his party’s presidential candidate.
The PDP announced this afternoon:
“Fellow Nigerians, we bring you greetings from Sokoto State, the home of the caliphate. The journey to reclaim Nigeria from the shackles of poverty, bloodletting, economic depression, hopelessness, stagnation, etc has begun.”
Ahead of the event, Atiku had tweeted, “As we begin our regional campaigns today, I want to remind all Nigerians of my commitment to you and the future of our nation to create JOBS: Jobs, Opportunity, Being united and Security”
They were received by a mammoth crowd at the rally in Sokoto.