Skip to main content

Lamido notifies PDP of 2019 presidential ambition.

A former Governor of Jigawa state Sule Lamido,has written a letter to members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to express his interest on the party’s presidential ticket in the 2019 general elections.

Lamido,in the letter dated Oct.22 and made available to newsmen on Monday, shared some of his thoughts and concerns about PDP and Nigeria.He said the country’s founding fathers shared the dream of a united,strong and prosperous independent Sovereign Federation.

“This being the case,what our founding fathers believed firmly was that Nigeria would not be a federation of North,West, East or South.

“Not a federation of lslam, Christianity or Atheism or a federation of Hausa,Yoruba, Fulani, igbo,Ijaw or any of the more than 300 Nigerian languages; or federation of customs, or traditions.

“What was and is and must federate is the human beings in Nigeria.That was what they bequeathed to us, and this we must uphold and defend.

“Our human essence must be the object of development where honor,dignity and decency must define our humanity.”

He expressed concerns that Nigeria at 57 years with its natural endowment and human capacity was yet to demonstrate its ability and capacity to meet domestic, regional and global challenges.

Lamido said that while the clamour now for restructuring rages,addressing the Nigerian economy by creating prosperity would make the debate less emotional and sentimental.

He expressed the belief that it is just a question of “PDP taking over power in 2019 and continuing where we stopped”.

He added that PDP would and must lead that change and lead the nation into bright,progressive,productive and innovative future.

“The PDP must rekindle in Nigeria a new hope,a nation at united people with a common and assured destiny.”

He said that to the world, Nigerians must demonstrate their confidence, tenacity in their ability and capacity to address their domestic regional and global challenges that confront us.

“We have more than new talents in the PDP to drive the process.

“It is against this background that l offer myself to vie for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2019 if my party find me worthy to fly its flag.

“I am by no means claiming to be the only capable material, any PDP member given the trust and support can fly our flag.”

Lamido added that he expected that many more aspirants would express the desire to run.

He expressed hope and prayed all the processes would be open, fair, transparent and credible “to give Nigerians a candidate who would lead the party and the country in 2019.

“This is because there is no alternative to PDP in 2019, It will be a defining moment in the Nigerian political evolution.”


Popular posts from this blog

Kim kardashian west confirms third baby news.

In a trailer for season 14 of "keeping up with the Kardashian," Kim Kardashian West appears to confirm the rumors from earlier this year that she and husband Kanye West are having a third baby.The 60-second clip, which Kardashian West shared on Twitter, features her speaking with sister Kloe Kardashian and then teasing, "What happens every time I say, 'Guess what?'"Khloe Kardashian,33,says it means someone is having a kid."We're having a baby!" Kardashian West then answers.The reality star and businesswoman,36,did not say how they are having the baby or if they are using a surrogate as other outlets reported earlier this summer.E! News,the network that hosts the family's show, also published the baby announcement.This would be the third child for the Wests, who are already parents to daughter North West and son Saint West.Kim isn't the only Kardashian who has been in the media lately regarding an expected baby. Last week, reports surfa…

Gov Godwin Obaseki signs revised 2017 budget into law.

"Edo State Governor Mr.Godwin Obaseki has signed the 2017 budget revised down to 127 billion naira from its previous 150.6 billion into law.The governor said he feels a sense of accomplishment in signing the revised budget into law because with ten months into the fiscal year,a lot has been achieved in infrastructural development of the state.Explaining reason behind revision of the budget,Governor Obaseki emphasized it was to ensure transparency and credibility while being realistic as a government.“It has been a difficult year especially as revenue has not met expectation but this government is doing everything to provide the best service and fulfill its electioneering promises made to the people of Edo State.“We also created additional ministries such as Ministry of Science and Technology and did not want to vire expenditures from one sub head to another,rather we believed in doing things properly”.Speaking further,Obaseki said the revised budget also become necessary because …

Nigerian virrgin singer, Adokiye says she is ready to auction her virginity or lose it.

Adokiye ngozi kyrian yvonne aka Adokiye often talk about how she was able to keep her virginity till her adulthood and she is determined on remaining a virgin until marriage. Recently, her made global headlines after she offered her virginity to islamic militant sec, boko haram, in return for the over 200 abducted chibok school girls, but in an interview with new telegram, the tombolo crooner says she's ready to auction it. Below is an excerpt from the interview>>
Q; if you get the offer, would you auction you virginity for a million US dollar?
A; my brother, I no fit lie to you, if this economy situation continues, well, I would be left with no choice but to do so.
Q; which Nigerian male celebrity are you crushing on that you'd allow to de flower you and why?
A; I love davido, I think he has a good heart and I 'm guessing a lot of people don't know that he's very nic and soft hearted.
Q; why did you decide to offer your virginity to boko haram in exchange fo…