The APC sweeping rally in Mangu scheduled to kick off yesterday was disrupted by the security men, however the sweeping rally kicked off today.
The All People’s Progressive Party sweeping campaign rally was aimed sensitizing voters in Mangu LGA and also to drum their grassroots support.
Ahead of the party’s campaign s presidential visit of Gen Mohammadu Buhari to Plateau State some group APC supporters want to ensure the state is enjoy hitch free exercise.
The Vice Chairman of APC Mangu chapter, Mr Titus Elisha Bise told reporters that “as farmers they have offered to deliver total votes to the presidential candidate, adding; “we will always clear our land in order to kick off the planting season, and as a party we are using our symbol the broom to sweep our land off corruption, injustice and inequality before we kick -start tomorrow campaign”.
The party supporters came out en-mass and did a symbolic sweeping of selected locations in Mangu town. Leader of the women wing in Mangu, Mrs Jiforcia Alex urged women in Plateau state to come out and vote for APC in the forthcoming election.
According to her; “we need a party that will give us a listening ear, we are tired of seeing our children suffering in this state” she said.
Mr. Danjuma the publicity secretary of the Lalong/Tyoden gubernatorial campaign told reporters that they came out to support the event as a means of expressing their democratic franchise by preparing the ground for the forthcoming campaign of their candidate.
He also cleared the air on the propaganda the opposition is spreading in Plateau State that the APC belongs to a certain group of people and religion.
Danjuma disclosed that “Plateau State is under siege, we are here to let people know that they have the right to vote and be voted for, our state is not a family estate is nobody’s private property, it does not belongs to a certain group of people. We must vote for change, a change that will guaranty our freedom as a People