- The re-election bid of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri got a massive boost on Wednesday, December 1
- Governor Fintiri announced on Wednesday that local government councillors in the state donated N22m to purchase a nomination for form ahead of the 2023 primaries
- The Adamawa governor also gifted top traditional rulers in the state with SUVs for their undying support for his administration
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri on Wednesday, December 1, gifted first-class traditional rulers in Adamawa with SUVs and Hilux pilots.
The governor who shared photos of the vehicles on his Facebook page said he also got a vote of confidence from councillors from the 21 local government areas in the state.
Fintiri added that the councillors also lauded his massive achievements in education, infrastructure, health, and other sectors.
Even more, as revealed by the Adamawa governor, the councillors donated N22 million to purchase a nomination form for his re-election in the 2023 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s primaries.
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"Today I presented SUVs and Hilux pilots to all Our First Class Traditional Rulers.
"Equally, Councillors from the 21 LGs passed a vote of confidence on me and lauded my achievements in education, infrastructure, health among others
"They announced a donation of twenty-two million for the purchase of a gubernatorial nomination form for 2023 Primaries.
"1st December 2021."
2023: I will teach other parties bad lessons, northern PDP governor boasts ahead of re-election
Meanwhile, Fintiri had said that he would teach other political parties in the state bad lessons come 2023.
Fintiri stated this during his endorsement by the Adamawa State Councillors Forum held in the banquet hall of the Government House, Yola on Wednesday.
The Adamawa state governor was quoted to have said:
“They have failed in the last four years that they had the opportunity to govern the state, and we will not allow them to deceive our people, we will continue to work hard, deliver the dividend of democracy.
“On that basis, I believe, we will teach them bad lessons that they will lose all the elections from the presidential to the last position in the community, that is the councillorship."