Ahead of the next years’ general elections, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged presidential aspirants on the platform of the PDP to maintain peace and harmony among them as they carry on with their campaigns.
Governor Ortom made the appeal Friday, May 6th, 2022 when Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, paid him a consultative visit at Benue People’s House, Makurdi.
Mohammed, the former FCT Minister is one of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the PDP.
He stated that as qualified as all of them were with the requisite experience to lead the country, only one would be picked with the rest teaming up with the candidate to ensure that the party wins the election.
The Governor maintained that the PDP has the task to take Nigeria from the failed APC and rebuild it, stressing that members of the PDP have a joint responsibility of ensuring unity among them.
He said he can attest to the capacity of the former FCT Minister having worked with him as a cabinet members in the Federal Executive Council to develop the country.
Earlier, Governor Bala Mohammed stated that owing to the maladministration of Nigeria by the current administration, saying that Nigeria has been polarised along ethnic and religious lines and requires a bridge builder of his kind to pull the country together.
Governor Mohammed assured that if given the mandate, he would work with the state Governments to tackle security and other development challenges that the country was facing.