The Chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, in Zango Kataf local government area of Kaduna State, Hon John Hassan, over the weekend, flagged off his campaign amidst massive crowd.
Speaking during the flag off ceremony in Zonkwa, headquarters of the Local Government Area, Hassan called on party leaders to mobilize their communities to troop out in en mass on June 5th and vote the APC as their preferred candidate.
He said he’s in the race to resuscitate the council from its present depressing condition.
According to him as a member of the ruling party, it would be easier to partner with the state government to access funds in order to harness the tremendous potential of the local government that has been turned into a limbo of all-round perennial backwardness and massive misery.
He named security, law and order, agriculture, wealth and job creation, human development and critical infrastructure as part of the policy blue print that will be religiously pursued and executed by his administration.
Mr Hassan further revealed that his declaration is a historic day in the local government due to the insinuation by many that, Zangon Kataf local government was the stronghold of PDP, which has been put on question mark, taken into consideration the way and manner APC is pulling people in their numbers from PDP.
He said the people that thronged the venue of his declaration was a clear indicating that majority of them have now realized that politics is not an affair that involves religion or any affiliation owing to the fact that the people want quality leadership which prompted them to give their support to the most credible candidate that will take them to another level of development.
The aspirant added that, his past cordial relationship with the people has justified the confidence the people are reposing on him now, and he is reiterating his readiness to run an open door policy that will involve all.
He then urged all party supporters and electorates of the local government to give him their support and also canvass support for him in all nooks and crannies of the local government, so that he wins the forthcoming Kaduna state local government election in Zangon Kataf local government area.
Hon. Iliya Anthony Timbuark, who contested for Zonkwa House of Assembly in 2019 general elections expressed confident that the APC was going to clinched power at the end of the polls.
He noted that the people of Zango Kataf local government should espect something different from the usual looking at the credibility of the candidate in the ruling party, adding the candidate is not just a politicians but a Philantropist and a grassroot mobilizer.
Adding,” John Hassan who I know as a workaholic politician will do anything to ensure he entrench democratic values upon his people”. He explained.