Supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Chikun and Kaduna South LGAs have responded positively to the rally for candidates of the party in all positions in the forthcoming general elections.
The rally organised by MEEMZ Group Advocacy For Good Governance and Democracy, kicked off from Refinery Junction in a slow procession, with an open truck mounted with public address system and a DJ, leading the convoy.
At Sabon Tasha Market, the rally attracted a large crowd that kept chanting ‘PDP Change the change.’ From there, the convoy proceeded to the LEA Primary School Sabon Tasha where several women groups had already converged.
Addressing women at the gathering at Sabon Tasha Primary School, Sabon Tasha Women Leader, introduced the PDP candidate for Kaduna State House of Assembly.
Coordinator of MEEMZ Group, Ochanya Esther Odeh said that they should all be united and chase poverty out of Kaduna State and Nigeria.
She lamented that the sufferings of Nigerians pushed her alongside other like minds to support PDP to oust the present government.
In his remarks, the candidate for Kaduna State House of Assembly, Chikun State Constituency, Hon Ayuba Ishaku Chawazah said that they should vote only PDP candidates for all elective positions.
He said that PDP is the only party that remembers the poor masses.
Chawazah explained that during PDP led government, food was in abundance, people could afford healthcare and transport.
“Under this government, people are hungry, people are tired of burning corpses. If you want to go to Kakuri or Maraban Rico, you will be calculating where to get transport,” he said.
He assured them that he will forever leave his doors open to people.
“The way you see me now is how I will be if I am voted into office, I remain the same, I won’t change,” he stressed.
The women groups also used the occasion to offer prayers for the victory of PDP at all levels in the 2019 general elections.
In an interview with newsmen, Hon Chawazah said that they were not surprised by the support the rally attracted from the public.
Speaking further, he praised the MEEMZ Group for using their resources to sensitise the voters.
“And with the little items they brought to the widows, it is a wonderful privilege to be here to witness it. I call on other well to do people to emulate them,” he added.
Meanwhile, the rally saw the group tour towns in Chikun and Kaduna South LGAs, with the curtains drawn on the day’s activities at Barnawa.