Senators seeking automatic tickets should be barred from politics- Jigawa PDP deputy chair

Senate chamber

The deputy chairman of the Jigawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Aminu Jahun, has urged the party’s national headquarters to sanction all the senators seeking automatic tickets.

Mr. Jahun told PREMIUM TIMES in Kano that Senators hell-bent on obtaining automatic tickets had nothing to show for their years in office and that they were fully representing their people.

He said the issue of automatic ticket was clearly against the democratic ideal as after serving for four to even 12 years one should believe there were other capable contestants.

Mr. Jahun asked his party, the PDP, and the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, to minimize their political activities and concentrate on solving the critical security issues that have nearly crippled the entire North.

He said by harping on the 2015 general elections, in the midst of the crisis, both parties were demonstrating a clear lack of human feeling and undemocratic attitudes.

He pointed out that if one third of what was happening in Nigeria, happened in a more developed country, everything would be suspended until the problems were solved.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility


Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.