Southern Kaduna All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders has endorsed Governor Nasiru el-Rufai and his deputy as their sole candidate for 2019 general elections.
The endorsement which was unanimously moved by Dr. Ishaku Shekarau a former senatorial aspirant during a stakeholders meeting in Zone iii in preparatory of the Local Goverment elections slated for 12th May, 2018.
According to him,” Governor Nasiru el-Rufai achievement has endeared him our endorsement to run for second term.
In his part, Kaduna Deputy Governor, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex says his Boss, Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i has done exceedingly well and that it was necessary for him to recontest.
He maintained that,” Those who are in the party are solidly to build bridges so that development can strive cut across the entire state.
“We are committed as a government to bring development. I believed Southern Kaduna Chiefs are having a change narratives about our government now.
He further added that,” We as Politicians have a mandate to build people amongst people adding, there is relatively peace today in Southern part of the State through the support of the military and other sisters security agencies.
Architect Bantex noted,” it was the beauty of democracy for other aspirants to contest the gubernatorial seat along side the incumbent Governor as everybody was entitled.
He expressed readiness that party members will not digress from the convention as the Governor had performed well to deserve reelection.
Earlier at the meeting, the Deputy Governor said it was intended to strategize against the up coming Local Councils election with a view of ensuring that the APC defeats other parties with a wide margin.
He said it was also to set up a number of committees that will plan a campaign rally in favour of the election.
The Deputy Governor who was confident that the APC will emerge victorious in the election however said the meeting will also discuss limitations of the party and all that was required to guarantee success