Members of the Coalition of Kano State Markets Associations have promised total support and loyalty to the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election with a solemn declaration that they will do everything possible to ensure his success in the polls.
The Association, which made the pledge during an interactive session on Sunday with the Executive Secretary Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, vowed to mobilize the electorate with a view to ensuring that Buhari returns to power with an overwhelming victory.
Chairman of the Coalition, Alhaji Uba Zubairu Yakasai, in his welcome remarks said that the Coalition was the umbrella body of all the market associations in the nooks and crannies of the state.
Alhaji Uba Yakasai, commended the laudable initiatives of the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari, in the area of security and new policies for the creation of conducive environment for business development and expansion.
Many of the representatives of the Market Associations, who spoke, reaffirmed their commitment to support the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming elections. They equally, appealed to the government to support the traders who suffered a loss as a result of the fire and flood incidences in the various markets.
In his remarks, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, who is also the Director General of the One 2 Tell Ten, Buhari Support Group Movement (BSG), said the essence of the dialogue was to identify the needs of the traders with a view to forwarding them to the federal government for consideration. He assured the traders that thegovernment is making elaborate arrangement to assist the victims of the inferno and other disasters.
The Director General told the traders that Buhari had a good intention for the country and its citizens and a vote for him would be a vote for the progress of the Nation. He said Kano state was the home state of Buhari, being the state that has been giving him the highest votes in all his political sojourns.
He disclosed that already a philanthropist had requested for the list of 50 petty traders from across the state, whose businesses collapsed, for support and life line so that they can return to their businesses.
Dr. Bichi also urged members of the Coalition to take advantage of the federal government’s business and investment opportunities initiated towards improving their business and commercial activities.
He assured that President Muhammadu Buhari is very much committed to the Nigerian project, promising a lot of goodies to consolidate the gains of democracy in the country.