2023 General Elections: APC Presidential Campaign Media Group Meets PLWDs in Borno
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The All Progressive Congress (APC), Presidential Candidate, Senator, Bola Tinubu and the Vice Presidential Candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima Media Support group,, yesterday met with hundreds of People Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) from various communities in Maiduguri,the Borno State capital.
The meeting was part of extensive strategies to mobilize support for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima as well as other APC candidates to cast their votes to the party from top to bottom in the forthcoming general elections.
National Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shetima Media support group, Comrade Mamud Mohammed, while speaking to Journalist in Maiduguri yesterday after the meeting Comrade Mamud Mohammed said, PLWDs in the state have resolved to rally round all the APC candidates, considering the numerous people -oriented projects executed by the former Governor Kashim Shettima who is the presidential running mate to Tinubu.
“Kashim Shettima who held sway as governor of Borno state was the first Governor to appoint a disabled person, Mai Bukar Abatcha, the Emir of the blind persons in Borno State as his Special Adviser on persons living with disability”, in addition to numerous supports his administration rendered towards better the lives of the vulnerable ones in the society.
HVe said “likewise, when his predecessor, Professor Babagana Zulum came on board, he initiated a monthly stipends which is been paid regularly to the people with disabilities”
“Today, we had a meeting with most of them (PLWDs) who said, this is their payback time to rally round all APC candidates in the forthcoming general elections in the state, We are therefore very grateful to these set of vulnerable groups as they would never regret casting their votes to the APC,” Mohammed added.
He further said ” We have donated some little cash for them to their safe transportation back to their various destinations.
Responding on behalf of the Chairman of the Association of People Living with Disabilities, Borno state, Mohammed Bukar assured of their support to all APC candidate from top to bottom .
He appreciated the APC government in the state for their support to the association , stressing that it is time to payback to the party.