- Ahead of the 2023 elections, Governor Fintiri of Adamawa state has boasted he will teach other parties bad lessons
- The Adamawa governor made the statement as he secured the endorsement of councillors forum in the state
- Fintiri, a PDP member, unseated Jibrilla Bindow, his predecessor and candidate of the APC in the 2019 elections
Yola, Adamawa state - Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has said that he will teach other political parties in the state bad lessons come 2023.
Daily Trust reported that Fintiri stated this during his endorsement by the Adamawa State Councillors Forum held in the banquet hall of the Government House, Yola on Wednesday, December 1.
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.”
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“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."
In the 2019 governorship election in Adamawa state, Fintiri polled a total of 376,552 votes to beat Jibrilla Bindow, the then incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who secured 336,386 votes.
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Meanwhile, Governor Fintiri has said he will strongly support former vice president Atiku Abubakar if he again emerges as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023.
Fintiri who was the chairman of the recently conducted PDP national convention committee said this on Tuesday, October 26, when he appeared as a guest of Channels TV's Politics Today.
The governor of Adamawa state said Atiku has all it takes to rule Nigeria, reiterating that he will work towards his emergence as Nigeria's president if he gets the PDP's presidential ticket.
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In another related report, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, the incoming national chairman of the PDP, has said eight more years of the APC-led government will lead to Nigeria's breakup.
Ayu said this on Monday, November 29, when he received a delegation of the Coalition of United Political Party (CUPP) led by Ikenga Ugochinyere at his residence in Abuja.
The incoming PDP chairman said there was need for all stakeholders to work together and defeat the ruling APC, which he described as the biggest cancer affecting the country.