Ahead of the March 18th Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections, facts have emerged on how the Coordinator of Senator Uba Sani in Igabi Local Government area Hon Mamadi worked against the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other candidates of the party on February 25.
In a viral 2 minute 22 second video, Mamadi is captured expressing gratitude to his constituents for voting against Tinubu, APC senatorial candidate, Muhammad Sani Dattijo and House of Representatives candidate, Hon Zayyan Ibrahim.
Mamadi in a meeting with traditional and religious leaders thanked them for defeating Tinubu who is a non northerner and other APC candidates as his conspirators.
He is heard saying: “We thank you for voting Hussaini Jallo of the PDP as directed from the above and for defeating APC candidates in the last elections as agreed.”
The former House of Representatives member added: “In the same manner, we urge you to mobilise en mass on Saturday 18th to vote only for Uba Sani in the APC, whom I know personally, and the PDP Assembly Candidates; Hon Danbala and Honourable Ibrahim Awwal to defeat Hon Baban Halima and Honourable Yusuf Zailani of the APC.
“We are not bothered about party affiliations, we are only concerned about the candidates.”
In the election results declared in lgabi Local Government Area Atiku Abubakar of PDP polled 45,962 to defeat APC’s Bola Tinubu who scored 37,759
In the National Assembly elections results, Hussaini Jallo of the PDP scored 46,189 votes against Hon Ibrahim Zayyan of the APC who got 41,331 votes.
Igabi Local Government area has been a traditional stronghold of the APC since 2015 but the anti-party activities by Mamadi’s group led to the defeat of the party at the polls.
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