2015: Borno PDP Backs Jonathan

By Ibrahim-Gwamna Mshelizza
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Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party in Borno state have restated their support for the reelection of President GoodLuck Jonathan and the counter- insurgency operations ongoing across the state.

Rising from a stakeholders' meeting on Tuesday in Maiduguri, the leader of the party in the state ,Hon Mohammed Wakil said the elders and leaders again re - adopted their previous endorsement of president Jonathan ,promising massive mobilisation for the president in 2015.

"We met again after our successful outing on Monday. We discussed many issues but specifically we restated our support for Mr President both on his reelection and the ongoing anti- terrorist operations. We rededicate ourselves to wresting power from the APC in Borno and commend the security agencies for their enormous sacrifices in the anti - terror war.

" We are convinced that Mr President is doing all humanly possible to bring the insurgency to an end.Moreover,we commend the president over his pledge to recapture all occupied territories and rebuild the North East after the war",the party leader said.

The Minister of State Power said the stakeholders are convinced that only the continuty of a PDP led Federal Government can accelerate the defeat of the insurgency in Borno and across the North East, adding that "the state cannot afford new experiment capable of worsening the ongoing conflicts"

The meeting attended by former governor ,Senator Ali Modu Sheriff,Dr Shettima Mustapha, Alhaji Abba Gana,Mohammed Kumalia, Alhaji Musa Kareto among others also deliberated on strategies to ensure hitch free emergence of its candidates for the 2015 general elections.

Reports from the meeting indicated that the party leaders reviewed the outcome of its earlier meetings in Abuja with Hon Wakil commending party stakeholders for the maturity displayed so far and their deep committment to sustaining the momentum ahead of next year.