The candidate for governorship from the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang, has said that traditional rulers are the closest to the people and has urged their blessings and support in the run-up to 2023’s elections.
Caleb the candidate, joined with his running companion Josephine Piyo, and other PDP chieftains in a crowd of fans, spoke at a meeting with the paramount leader of Mwagavul Mr John Hirse, in Mangu Local Government Area of the state on Saturday.
The PDP candidate, who was an ex- Mangu LG Chairman, said, “We had a seamless and mutually respectful relationship with the elders and by the grace of God, if given another opportunity, we will continue to demonstrate respect for the traditional institution, we will continue to demonstrate respect to our elders and most especially, we will commit ourselves more than ever before to the service of the people.”
Mutfwang said, “We are engaging critical stakeholders across the state to ensure that we get prepared ahead of the electioneering campaign, we are reconciling party members and making sure that we sensitise people so that when the campaigns start in earnest, we will go in as a united people.”
Here speaking on behalf of traditional rulers present to greet Mutfwang He thanked Mutfwang for his visit. PDP candidate for his visit, saying it was an indication of a positive future for 2023.
In expressing his gratitude to those who are Plateau people, especially the PDP for putting their son to take his PDP ticket to lead the party in the governorship election in 2023 The monarch warned the PDP to conduct an issue-based campaign free of any campaign that is based on slander, vitriol or bitterness, as well as insanity to gain new followers who will help the party to rise to the presidency.
“You have our blessings,” the monarch declared.
The PDP candidate and his entourage then moved into his former school, the Pilot Primary School in the neighbourhood where he addressed a massive crowd at a reception to welcome him home, having been proclaimed the party’s flag bearer.
Mutfwang stated that the state was one of the homes of PDP as well as that citizens were united in bringing the party to power and ensuring it could give a credible and credible direction to develop the state.
“I truly feel extremely elated There is nothing as satisfying to be acquiescing by your people. I am glad to see that my nomination is bringing joy and enthusiasm to the lives of the Mangu Local Government Area and Plateau and people in general.
“I am glad to have been accompanied home by a mammoth crowd of people across the state to make my first journey home since I picked the PDP ticket, it is so gratifying.”
He assured people that everyone will be given an identity should he win the governorship race in 2023 and urged them to get their permanent voter IDs in order.
The candidate for deputy governorship Hon. Josephine Piyo applauded women for attending in large numbers to greet her PDP governorship candidate, who she described as having great respect for women as she rebuilt the state.
She stated that Mutfwang will be gender-neutral in her leadership role in Plateau when given the authority after she gives the position of deputy governor to women.
The PDP Zonal Vice Chairman, North Central, Hon. Theophilus Dakas described the turn-out as a triumph in waiting. He also urged voters to support the PDP.
He urged PDP members to be adamant to ensure the success of the PDP ahead of the 2023 elections 2023.
The state party’s chairman Hon. Chris Hassan said the emergence of Mutfwang as the symbol of the party had boosted the likelihood of winning every election in 2023.
The party has begun a process of reconciliation with people who participated in the primary election of the party and were defeated to enter the election with one united front.