Wife of the PDP Presidential Candidate, Mrs Titi Abubakar, has assured that her husband would fulfil his campaign promises if elected.
Titi Abubakar gave the assurance during the Lagos State Female Town Hall Meeting in Ikeja on Sunday.
She said that Atiku knew the way to fix the country, having being there before as vice president.
Expressing amazement about the huge number of women at the meeting, Mrs Abubakar, noted that she was born and bred in Lagos, saying that the crowd had shown that Lagos state was for PDP.
“For good 23 years, one party has been ruling this state, we have to fight for ourselves. We have been in bondage for too long, we have to fight for our children.
“Enough is enough. My husband, Atiku has a covenant with Nigerians. He promised his life to do so much to Nigeria because Nigeria has done so much for him. Because of this, he has five agenda.
“He is a unifier, he wants to unify Nigeria. Atiku wants insecurity in Nigeria to stop and Atiku wants to restructure Nigeria.
“Atiku wants to educate parents and children and even people living with disabilities..All of these depends on you and me.
“If you vote for Atiku, he. will fulfill his promises as he has said. Atiku wants to wipe our tears. He matches his words with authority.
“Atiku wants to rescue, restore, restructure, rebuild and bring back lost glory, to Nigeria,” she said.
Mrs Abubakar said that her husband, as a former vice president assembled all the economic team like the likes former Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs Okonjo Iweala and others.
“He has done it before and he will do it again. It is only the person that knows the road that can show the way. Don’t allow a blind man to lead you.
“So, I am pleading with you, do not sell your birthrights and the generation yet unborn.. Vote the PDP on Feb. 25 and March 11.
“My husband, Atiku Abubakar is a good product to sell. if not, I won’t be bold to come here to sell him. Only Atiku can do it..Don’t be deceived.
“If you vote Atiku, you have voted for me your daughter and I will not forget you,” she said.
Mrs Abubakar, who noted that she had done a lot on women trafficking and child labour, said that if God granted her the opportunity she would give succour to Nigerian children.
She said that her husband had pledged to give women and youth 60 per cent slot in his cabinet, while also revitalising the economy with $10 billion.
According to her, if her husband is elected, she will bring back another project known as SHE- Security, Health and Education.
She said that if her husband wins the presidential election, the Lagos PDP Governorship Candidate, Olajide Adediran would emerge victory on March 11.
Educating women on how to vote, Mrs Abubakar urged them to vite with their index finger to avoid void votes.
Also speaking, a former PDP Board of Trustees’ member, Mrs Aduke Maina, said that the time had come for PDP to take over leadership in Lagos and in Nigeria, saying, “we have suffered enough”.
Assuring Mrs Abubakar of women’s support, Maina said “We women in Lagos are ready to beat men in the number of votes for Atiku and Jandor. We shall vote PDP in Lagos.
“The suffering and hardship are now unbearable and it is only Atiku Abubakar can can provide leadership capable of taking Nigeria to the dream of its founding fathers.”
In her welcome address, the Lagos PDP deputy governorship candidate, Ms Funke Akindele, expressed confidence in the electoral victory of Abubakar and Adediran in the polls, calling on women to keep mobilising votes in all nooks and crannies of the state.
In his remark, the Lagos PDP governorship candidate, Olajide Adediran (Jandor) expressed confidence that the party would unseat the ruling party at the centre and state levels.
“This will be the very first time we will defeat the APC. We have been going to the people from ward to ward. In Lagos, we believe in the promise of better tomorrow for the people,” Adediran said.
Also speaking, Lagos PDP Chieftain, Dr Abimbola Ogunkelu noted that there was hope for the party in the forthcoming elections, saying “We will not allow our mandate to be stolen in Lagos State. The time has come. If PDP emerges, we shall reform the all wrongs.”
Ogunkelu urged each women to convince at least 10 of their friends and neighbours to vote for PDP.