Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: ANPP Aspirant Vows to Give Rural Electrification Priority

An aspirant for the chairmanship position at Gwagwalada Area Council Friday said if voted into office, he will make rural electrification of communities under the council area a priority.

Alhaji Alhassan Abdullahi Ibwa of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), who spoke with news men shortly after obtaining his nomination form at the party's secretariat in Gwagwalada, said his desired to concentrate on rural electrification is to boost socio-economic activities communities in order to attract investors into the areas.

He said his experience in the public service and as vice-chairman of the council will make him efficiently pilot the council's affairs properly.

The aspirant also pledged that his administration will focus on opening rural roads, providing potable water and health centers, saying he would continue to remain committed to the people's desire and give the party loyalty.

He that the ANPP Executives as well as stakeholders for their supports, adding that his administration will build on the good works of Alhaji Zakari Angulu Dobi, especially in the provision of social amenities to rural villages.

Responding, FCT ANPP Chairman, Usman Abdulmalik, urged party members and supporters of every aspirants seeking chairmanship position of the council to ensure their activities are peacefully.

He said the party is making arrangement to put in place a committee that will preside over the chairmanship aspirants primaries slated for December 29, in order to choose its flag bearer.

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