Monday, July 4, 2022

Sule Lamido’s son emerges Jigawa PDP guber candidate

Must read

Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
- Advertisement -

Mustafa Lamido, the son of former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa, has emerged the state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate for 2023 poll.

The returning officer for the primaries, Isah Ahmed, said this when he announced the results on Wednesday in Dutse.

Mr Ahmed said that Mr Mustafa scored 829 out of the 832 votes cast to win the primaries, adding that Saleh Shehu, placed second with zero vote.

He congratulated the winner of the election, party delegates as well as party members whose conduct made the election hitch-free.

The state PDP Chairman, Babandi Ibrahim, said the party would strive hard to present a credible candidate for the governorship seat in the state, who would help to restore the lost glory of the state.

READ ALSO:   Senate confirms 4 nominees of Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission

Mustafa expressed joy at the victory, saying: “I most sincerely accept this nomination with humility, modesty and determination.”

He described the congress as historic.

“As we move to the next stage of campaign and elections, I ask you to trust me, work with me, campaign with me and vote for me so that we can make the state great again. And I can on you to come out massively to vote for PDP.

“I urge all of us to avoid politics of division and disunity. The interest of the state is far and above any personal or sectional interest.

“To our traditional rulers and elders, I have great respect for them and will consult them regularly on issues that will assist in moving the state forward. I pledge to campaign peacefully, but vigorously, I therefore as for your support and prayers,” he said.

READ ALSO:   2023: Kano APC chair replies Kwankwaso, says ‘we'll rig elections and nothing will happen’

One of the aspirants, Adamu Bashir, announced his withdrawal a few hours before the commencement of the primary election.


breaking news in nigeria today 2021

- Advertisement -

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest article

- Advertisement -

- Website Designed By DEBORIAN.COM, a Nigerian Web Designer and Web Developer -