APC vs PDP: What Atiku said at Kano mega rally


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has promised to give priority attention to agriculture and commerce if elected President.

NAN reports that Atiku made the promise while addressing party supporters at the rally held at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kofar Mata in Kano on Sunday.

He said if given the mandate in forthcoming general elections, he would do everything possible to ensure that the agricultural sector was accorded the necessary support to boost food production.

Atiku, who could not alight from the vehicle to address the crowd, also promised to restore the lost glory of business activities in the state.

“I want to assure that if Iam elected President, I will focus on agriculture and support the business community to enhance commercial activities in the state.

“The people here are known to be farmers and business oriented, so if you elect me, I will support agricultural sector and improve on the business activities of the people,” Atiku said.

The PDP Presidential candidate also pledged to improve Hajj operation to make it easier with a view to reducing the challenges bedevilling the exercise.

He, however, called on the people of the state to come out enmasse and elect the party’s candidates at all levels.