Overcrowding: The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to restore Kano’s lost glory as the hub of commence, industry and agriculture if elected.
Atiku made the promise while addressing a mammoth crowd of party supporters at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano State on Sunday.
Movement within and around the facility was difficult as a result of the crowd.
He said, “Vote for the PDP; if you vote the PDP, I promise that I will restore Kano’s lost glory. The wealth of Kano is in its trade and commerce; the wealth of Kano is in its agriculture. I make this solemn pledge today to revive all these sectors which have been killed.
“I also promise to ease (issues around) pilgrimage to the holy land. Please remember, vote the PDP from top to bottom, bottom to top. God bless you.”
Earlier, the National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus said, “Those of you watching on television and on Android telephones, you can see that Kano has fallen. Kano is now 100 per cent PDP; nobody can come to Kano and rig you out.”
He charged security agencies to be neutral in the discharge of their duties before, during and after the elections.