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Nasiru Mukhtar emerges Kano LPN governorship candidate


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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By Adnan Tudunwada

A former Commissioner for Agriculture in Kano State, Nasiru Mukhtar has emerged the governorship candidate of Legacy Party of Nigeria, LPN.

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As the sole aspirant for the position, Mr Mukhtar was ratified by the delegates and state executives of the party at a State Congress held in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of the state.

Mr Mukhtar was also a former governorship candidate of UNDP.

Born in 1956, Mr Mukhtar is a Sociology graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the same institution.

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He worked with NITEL as deputy director, Materials Management and was formerly a deputy general manager research and strategy of NEXIM Bank.

He was appointed as Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Kano between 1986 to1989.

He is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Corporate Administration.

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