A total of 29 support groups in Plateau State on Thursday vowed to deliver the state to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu and the governorship candidate of the APC in the state, Dr. Nentawe Yilwatda.
The coordinator of the groups, Dr. Muhammed Dahiru, said these in Jos on Thursday at a public function where the candidates were endorsed.
“We in the APC have the best candidates and marketing them would not be difficult. Our presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has a track record of success as well as our governorship candidate Dr. Nentawe Yilwatda. We would go to the
nooks and crannies of the state to campaign and ensure victory for them as well as other candidates contesting under our platform.
“All our votes would be delivered to our candidates who have been tested and trusted, the present governor, Simon Lalong has done well in bringing peace to Plateau and Dr. Nentawe Yilwatda would
bring massive development to the state if elected, we have confidence that Dr Nentawe would deliver dividends of democracy to the people of Plateau asgovernor come 2023
The running mate to the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Plateau Hon. Pam Botmang, described Dadin Kowa community where the event held as his home .
Botmang added that he has confidence that the community would vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.
Yilwatda, in his goodwill message, thanked the people of the community for their support stressing that he would revamp the state if elected governor come 2023 .
He pledged to run a quality and people focused government when elected, adding that 10% of the
state’s internally generated revenue would be deployed to empower youths, women, and people living with disabilities.
As part of his objectives in achieving peace and security as well as inclusive economic development, Yilwatda further promised to accelerate youth employment, introduce integrated rural development programmes as well as community policing and inclusion of all citizens in the governance of the state.
He said, “We must empower the youths, tackle poverty and carry them along in governance. My mission is to make Plateau the preferred destination for investments, businesses, tourism and habitation.”
“Plateau youths are very creative and there is the need to empower them.”
He further stressed that his policy thrust, tagged “ACCESS” is a principle that will govern Plateau without any sentiments towards tribe or religion.
“I shall consider security as a cardinal point, security is fundamental
“A vote for me is a vote for peace, a vote for prosperity, a better Plateau. A vote for me is a vote for development, I will be a governor for all,” he added.