PDM Picks Pastor Aminchi as Party Presidential Candidate for 2019 Election
The Peoples Democratic Movement picked Pastor Aminchi Habu as Party Candidate for 2019 election to battle with Buhari and Atiku.
This was done at its 2018 elective convention which ended in Abuja, Sunday night, October 7, affirmed Aminchi’s candidature through a unanimous voice vote of delegates from the 36 states of the country and the FCT.
Chairman of PDM Chief Francis Igwebuike said the National Executive Council (NEC) and the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party would continue to uphold the ingenuity of its founding father, late Shehu Musa Yar adua.
Igwebuike noted that it was the first time PDM as a party was presenting a presidential candidate and that it would mobilise to dislodge the President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2019 general election.
“As I am talking to you today, we have governorship candidates after successful primaries in states of the federation; we believe in actualities and the actuality is that PDM has come to stay.
“Nobody will destroy the legacy of Yar’Adua because his disciples will uproot and throw traitors away.
“Most of the people emerging from primary election of different political parties today are bye products of PDM, we are very proud because we are the mother of all political parties in Nigeria,” Igwebuike said.
In his acceptance speech, Pastor Aminchi assured to restructure the security architecture of the country, fight insurgency and ensure total defeat of Boko Haram.
He explained that a 10-point agenda which include revitalising the economy, standard education system, security, agriculture and quality healthcare, would be his major focus if elected Nigeria’s president in 2019.
The PDM presidential candidate also promised to restore the dignity of Nigerian workers through enhanced and prompt payment of salaries.
According to Aminchi, the party will pick a female vice president to encourage women’s participation in politics.
“Our slogan is ‘New Nigeria, hope for all’, and I have decided to take the bull by the horn and rise to the challenge to save this country from those whose only desire is to make mockery of it.
“We want a country that will be a paradise for all; a country that will be a pride of Africa and for our unborn children.
“Our children deserve quality life; President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar are human beings like me, but with God, I am going to dislodge them.
“We are going to revive democracy if elected because rigging which has killed democracy in Nigeria will be no more.
“By the grace of God, there will be nothing like rigging in the 2019 general election because God will mount his angels at the polling units; Nigerians will be shock with what will happen,” Aminchi said.
He regretted that the economy of Ghana and some other African countries were now doing better than Nigeria, which was adjudged the best economy in Africa few years ago.
Speaking to the press, Senator Yusuf .M. Nagogo, PDM Nassarawa state chapter governorship candidate for 2019 race, says “All the patriotic sons and daughters of the nation who believed in this nation should not loose hope as Our party is willing and ready to harness great budding potentials the nation endowed with, to give the Nigeria economy a real growth with lives and property secured.
We have what it takes and we will win.”
He added, that if elected as the Nassarawa state next governor, he would transform the state in the areas of agriculture, education, infrastructure and human capital development among others.
Dr. Philemon Ibrahim Gora, Director of Cashflow ABI Network Ltd Director on his response to press questions, affirmed that he is there to give the nominated Candidate, Pastor Aminichi Habu needed supports.
“I am here to indicate my unquestionable support to Pastor Aminichi Habu presidential candidacy. He is someone I know very well. He has all it takes to deliver all his promises, and I am ready to offer whatever needed from me to ensure he wins.” He said.
Pamela Ogwata reporting-Abuja.