By Sadiq Abubakar, Abuja.
Princess Hauwa Philip Aduda, wife of the senate minority leader, Senator Phillip Aduda, representing the FCT hosted wife of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Hajiya Amina Titi Atiku Abubakar to an interactive session with women in the territory.
The interactive session, which held at Transcorp Hotels in Abuja, on Monday, had women from various groups across the six area councils in attendance.
Speaking during lthe interactive session, wife of Senator Philip Aduda, Princess Hauwa Philip Aduda, told Atiku’s wife that FCT women were extremely happy and proud of her to seeking to have an interactive session with them in order to know their plights.
She noted that the PDP presidential candidate had done it before he was vice president, saying she is confident that Atiku will do it again for women of not only the FCT but the entire nation when he becomes president in 2023.
She further informed Atiku’s wife that women in the FCT were ready to come out enmass with their voters card to vote for not only Atiku Abubakar but other PDP candidates during the February, 25, 2023 elections in the territory.
“And I want to inform her excellency that, t it is on record as we have never lost election before in the FCT. And even when they tried to steal our votes, we have people that always stand to protect our votes,” she said.
She added “these women you are seeing here are our foot soldiers. They move from neighbourhood to neighborhood and community to community and house to house and also doors to doors to garner votes from women,”.
She, however, said that she is not intimidated by billboards being mounted across the Abuja city, by other presidential parties candidates, while assuring Atiku’s wife that the FCT women will deliver the PDP presidential candidate, Senator and the two houses of representatives come in 2023 election in the FCT.
Also speaking, wife the PDP presidential candidate, Hajiya Titi Atiku Abubakar, noted that senator Philip Aduda had been senator for many years, which she said the senator had been doing great things for the people of Abuja.
Shd said she was quite aware that FCT has always been PDP in every election, even as she appealed to the FCT women to go out in their numbers to cast their for her husband during the February, 15, 2023 election in the FCT.
She assured the women that her husband will surely address their plights when he becomes the next president in the 2023 general, saying it was quite unfortunate that Nigerians are suffering under the PDP.
On his part, the senate minority leader, Senator Phillip Aduda representing the FCT, represented by the director general of Atiku/Okowa presidential campaign in the FCT, Eziekel Dalhatu Musa, told Atiku’s wife that people of the FCT have been marginalized.
He said people of the FCT had eight ambasaadors and federal commissioners during administration of the PDP, saying only commissioners are now on ground.
“And if only our issues will be addressed because when PDP held sway, there are many appointments thatere given to the people of the FCT,” he said.
Aduda said he is confident that FCT women will come out enmass to vote for all th PDP candiadidats durimg February, 2023 general election in the the FCT.