“I will be the bridge between Muslims and Christians”-Saraki

Presidential aspirant under the flagship of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Bukola Saraki says paramount before him if he is elected as President is to bridge the gap between Muslims and Christians.

Speaking at a breakfast meeting with over 1,500 delegates at the Ballroom, a private hotel facility in the Central Business District, Abuja, Saraki appeal for their votes at the upcoming primary as well as unveil his plans for the nation if he become the Party’s candidate.

 “I will be the bridge between Muslims and Christians. I will be the bridge between the North and the South. Because I am the Nigerian for all Nigerians.

“2023 presents the moment to choose hope over hopelessness; the moment to choose peace and security over fear and terror; the moment to choose unity and inclusion over division and exclusion; the moment that we draw a bold line in the sands of history and say, ‘no more’ and then move ahead as one people, as one nation, towards our God-assigned destiny as the greatest black nation on the face of the earth.”

He told a set of former NWC members to vote according to the dictates of their conscience.

“The Nigerian problem is that of leadership. If we recruit the right person the better for our country, like I always say, let us do the right thing because we will bear the consequences of the choices we make today. We should have these three things at the back of our minds: The future of our children, Nigeria and our party-the PDP.” Anyim promised the delegates that if elected, he would restore party supremacy and ensure they were all carried along in the decision making process.

Already, resh fact shows that there has been sharp increase in the number of engagements by aspirants and party delegates within the last 48 hours.

Presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have romped up campaigns among the party’s 3,700 delegates ahead of the party’s Presidential primary scheduled for May 28-29, 2022.

This, it was learnt, is a direct consequence of the decision of the National Executive Committee of the party to throw open the contest for its sole Presidential ticket.

Some of the delegates, especially former PDP Governors, ministers and senior members of the National Working Committee of the party, have taken up temporary residence in the nation’s capital.

On Thursday alone, three aspirants, former Senate Presidents: Bukola Saraki, Anyim Pius Anyim and Industrialist Sam Uhuabunwa, held separate interactive sessions with statutory and other delegates in various locations.

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