Dr Umar Ardo, is one of those who helped top leaders into office and had played a major role in the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari as well as worked with Former Vice President in the country.
Today he is been presented by PDP stakeholders in Adamawa State to join the race for 2019.
The man Dr. Umar Ardo has the magic wand to achieve this for the party if he accepted the call.
21 local governments of Adamawa State gathered and have endorsed Umar Ardo as the party’s candidate for 2019 gebernatorial election.
The group hinted that Dr. Ardo is the only person with an unimpeachable character, has track-record and can guarantee victory among all other potential aspirants.
Apart the qualities exhibited, the group said he has the humility and integrity to defeat the APC party government that will permits him change the history of Adamawa people positively.
The group made the remarks at its stakeholders meeting, on Tuesday, in Yola, Adamawa State.
Albert Zira, the Spokeman of the group said they had made consultations preparatory to 2019 gubernatorial elections in the state across the 21 local governments and resolved that Umar Ardo is the most qualified person that will deliver Adamawa state from the current economic, developmental and security challenges facing the state.
“Majority are of the view that since the creation of our state, we have not yet attained the desired level in terms of development.
“Of recent the state have been bedeviled by a lot of social, economic and political backwardness.
“There is such security problems that even basic protection of lives and properties, the government have failed to provide for our communities.” said Mr. Albert Zira.
The group attributed the economic and social failures in the state to the failure of governance in the state.
Albert also described Ardo Umar as knowledgeable, experienced, effective and courageous leader, devoid of ethnic or religious sentiments that will deliver Adamawa from decades of underdevelopment and lack of progress.
The group also appealled to Umar Ardo to heed to the call of the people of Adamawa State to run for the governorship of the state, so as to bring an end to the hardship the people of the state have been subjected to by bad governance.
The stakeholders then called on the party structure at the national, state and local government levels to create a level playing field for all aspirants within the party in order to guarantee the emergence of strong and formidable candidates for 2019 polls.
Dr. Umar Ardo was born on September 29, 1960 in Kojoli in Jada local Government Area of Adamawa State. He was schooled in both Qur’anic and Western education, he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) from Kojoli Primary School in 1973. Thereafter, he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Ganye where he obtained his West Africa School Certificate (WASC) in 1978 in Division One in the Gongola State MOCK/WASC Examinations as well as winning the Prize for the Best Graduating Student in English Literature and Islamic Studies.
Additional from TD, Tng.