Ahmed SAKA, Bauchi
The only Female Gubernatorial Candidate Under the flat form of Action Congress of Democrats (ACD) Hajiya Baheejah Mahmood Abdullahi has denied joining the People’s Democratic Party PDP.
Baheejah stated this at the end of a meeting with hundreds Women groups in Bauchi , She said” my attention was drawn to a statement made Publically during the PDP Presidential campaign rally in Bauchi that I have defected from my Party ACD and Joined PDP, the statement was not only a misrepresentation of facts but it was an attempt to maliciously misinform the public and create confusion and chaotic among my self and my supporters, the announcement is not true I am still contesting the governorship seat of Bauchi State and I have no intention to step down or to dump my party and join any party “
She said” to put the record straight since over three years when hundreds of Women groups and youths convinced me to contest for the seat we did a lot to establish our networks in all nooks and crannies of the state and we have the support of women and youths who pledge to give us their votes I can’t dump them and join any other party”
Candidate said we have sensitized our supporters we have an outstanding voter base of supporters any attempt to black mail us will not work.
Spokesman of Baheejah Mahmood Support Association Fatima Umar said so called big Parties have been making effort to sabotage our candidate they are afraid of her rising profile , popularity among Women, Youth and elders who always accepted her exemplary leadership style they have been doing so many things to put our candidate in their pocket and it will not work for them.
Umar said they had already wrote a letter to the conveners of the event where the announcement was made and demand for Public apology failure of which the association has no option but to seek for legal redress.