Eschew politics of acrimony, bitterness – Gombe monarch


The Emir of Nafada in Gombe state, Alhaji Muhammad Dadum, has advised politicians to shun politics of bitterness to enable a peaceful conduct of the Gubernatorial and State Assembly polls.

The Emir made the remarks in Nafada, headquarters of Nafada Local Government Area of Gombe on Saturday when he received the wife of the APC Governorship candidate, Hajiya Asama’u Yahaya, who paid him a visit during her campaign tour of the area.

Dadum noted that leadership comes from God, hence politicians should understand that God bestows it to whosoever he wishes.

“God gives leadership to whosoever he wishes, therefore politicians should shun politics of bitterness.

“No need of destroying posters and billboards because it is not posters and billboards that will cast votes,” he said.

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He further urged them to put aside their differences and ensure hitch- free polls on March 9.

Ealier, wife of the gubernatorial candidate had told him that she was at the palace to pay homage to the royal Father, as well as seek his blessings.

She said she was in Nafada to interact with women and canvas for votes for the party during the March 9 Governorship and State Assembly elections.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yahaya, also interacted with women groups in the area and donated items , which include clothing materials, food items and books.

Nafada is the hometown of the PDP gubernatorial candidate in the state and former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Alhaji Usman Nafada.

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