How SDP Is Fast Becoming A Party Of The Masses In Taraba State By Tom Garba
Social Democratic Party is turning to be a party of the masses because of its wind that is positively blowing in the entire country, for instance, the general acceptance of SDP in Taraba state is as a result of the PDP internal party crisis rocking it, a situation which saw the PDP imposed an unpopular candidates against the wish of the general people. The defection of ailing PDP members in Taraba state to SDP has well positioned the party to properly face the opposition parties because of the kind of gubernatorial candidate they have, the man that was believed to win the last PDP primaries held last year in Bauchi.
David Sabo Kente (DSK) has turned SDP to be a shining star from the horizons of the Taraba state, his defection swept off thousands of supporters of PDP to the social party of the masses with many group in the state drumming support for the man they called “the pillar of the masses”. Going through of this man of the masses who his duty is to alleviate and to eradicate poverty in the life of people of Taraba if the mantle of piloting the affairs of the state is being given to his care, becoming a servant to a people that need true and faithful leaders is what is making Kente thirsty to give a purposeful form of leadership that the state is in dare need of.
The acceptability of the party in Taraba state it’s widely speculated before now; that the only party that is seen now to be housing both the rich and poor, the high and lowly, the downtrodden and people of high spirit, the hurt and the aggrieved is the party for social justice. Another face of the coin is manifesting in the political system of Tarba state as the stalwarts of PDP decided to tossed the other side of the coin against the many founding member of the party, who to them, some few individuals are playing joker card with the destiny of the people of Taraba state by mortgaging them to the hands of unaccepted candidates against the general will of the people of the state. Being a PDP state but imposition of unpopular candidates and refusing to allow tenants of democracy to take its full cause has turned the state into political battle field of party members, internal party crisis is the order of the day, exchanging of verbal guns shot of aggrieved party aspirants and loyalist to see the other side of the coin has been mare political threads as no any positive response was given to them.
As PDP busy breeding internal party crisis the social democratic party in the state is busy strategizing on how to form government in 2015 by woring and welcoming many new members in the party, the massive defection of politicians from PDP to other parties most especially SDP as a result of crisis in the party has position SDP on advantage side where the likes of David Sabo Kante (DSK) who is pulling crowds from every corner of the state and enjoy the loyalty of many minority of the indigenes of Taraba people, Kante been a wounded soldier who sustained serious injuries and blows received from the ruling party that bastardized his political ambition and chances of becoming the next governor, with this shock he is bearing, decided to join social democracy party and defected to the party with thousands of supporters.
Seeing his political records and antecedents the has made the gubernatorial flag bearer in the forth coming February 2015 general elections, with him in the party one can see the white horse turning into a unicorn horse which is flying at a very high speed ready to break the born of any other obstacle coming her way.
David defection to SDP with an unwavering supporters in all part of Adamawa state is automatically making SDP a celebrated party, at moment thousands of youth are beginning to drum support for the party as many of the politicians in southern zone of Taraba state has also defected to the horse party to contest in the House of Representatives race.
The man that holds the affairs of the party in the state is single handedly championing the cause of the party in Taraba.