AHMED MARI,, Maiduguri
Engineer. Ishaku Ibrahim Mshelizza has emerged a Social Democratic Party (SDP) state Assembly candidate representing, Hawul State Constituency in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in a keenly contested primary election.
Mshelizza was announced winner of the election by the returning officer having scored the highest votes to beat other two of his opponents. In his acceptance speech, Engr Ishaku assured his supporters and people of Hawul state constituency that positive change and rapid development within few months would come their way if elected.
Mshelizza said his emergence was a sign of positive change and good tidings to the people of Hawul and promised to do away with impunity and lack of consultation with the electorate which has been the order of the day in the past seven and half years,.
He said: “I will give way to a new way of doing things at the local government and at the House of Assembly when elected. As I will always consult my constituency before any decision is taken”
” I venture into politics just to rescue the people of my constituency from the shackles of misrepresentation and misrule.I shall ensure that as soon as I am inaugurated after elections next year, the disregard to the views of the people at the Local government in the way of doing things shall cease.” he added.
“I shall ensure that the cabals” influence over the Local Government Treasury is broken and the electorate shall benefit from their statutory monthly allocations from the Federal Government,” Ishaku said.
He however, expressed gratitude to his teeming party members of the SDP for electing him as their party’s flag bearer for the House of Assembly Election.
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