- Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the governorship candidate of the APC in Kano state, has gotten a powerful endorsement ahead of Saturday, March 18, election
- Some factional members of the NNPP in the state endorsed Gawuna over the NNPP governorship candidate
- Recall that the NNPP won the state during the February 25 presidential and national assembly election in the state
Kano, Kano – Members of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) who are a faction of the party from the defunct All Nigeria Police Party (ANPP) in Kano State, have endorsed the gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna for the rescheduled March 18th elections.
The group led by Hon. Mustapha Muhammad Bagwai, the Coordinator of the NNPP and PDP coalition for Gawuna 2023, made the endorsement in a statement issued on Friday, March 10, in Bauchi, Tribune reported.
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According to Mustapha Bagwai:
“We are all convinced that Nasiru Gawuna is the most experienced of all the gubernatorial candidates in Kano State having worked with the first civilian Governor of Kano State since the return of democracy in 1999, Engr. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso and his two successors, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau and Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.”
He stated that:
”Whoever had ever had the opportunity of living in Kano state from 2004 when the then Governor of the State and currently a serving Senator representing Kano Central, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau first appointed Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as Caretaker Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government where the duo hail from could without any iota of doubt, tell you that Dr. Gawuna is a great performer and a silent achiever.”
March 18 polls: 9 governorship candidates endorse PDP’s Ashiru in Kaduna
TopLatestNews earlier reported that no less than 9 governorship candidates of top political parties had endorsed Isah Muhammad Ashiru, the PDP governorship candidate in Kaduna state.
In less than 5 days before the poll, the oppositions teamed up with PDP under the aegis of Rescue and Rebuild Gubernatorial Candidates Forum.
Ambassador Sanin Yaya, the chairman of the forum, spoke on behalf of the governorship candidates and said their objective was to unseat the ruling APC in the state.
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