Seven aspirants of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) are vying for the party’s governorship ticket in Bauchi State.
They are, Senator Abubakar Maikafi, Ambassador Shuaibu Ahmed, Dr Samaila Dahuwa, Hon. Mahmood Maijama’a Ajiya, Malam Bala Adamu-Gar, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Alkaleri and Alhaji Usman Adamu (Suphi) who is also the national deputy chairman of the party.
They were received at the party’s National Secretariat, Abuja yesterday by the national chairman, Dr Boniface aniebonam and national secretary, Agbo Gilbert Major.
Aniebonam, assured them of a free, fair, credible, transparent, peaceful and acceptable primary election that would produce the party’s governorship candidate in Bauchi State and enjoined them to put the interest of the party ahead of personal interest.
He was optimist that NNPP would win the 2019 gubernatorial poll in the state and urged the electorate to vote for the party’s candidates across the country in the forthcoming general elections.
He said the party’s leadership would soon take a decision on the ongoing alignment and realignment of political forces ahead of the 2019 general polls.
He frowned at the killings of innocent Nigerians across the country and urged security agents to fish out the perpetrators of this heinous crime against humanity. The party gubernatorial aspirants were accompanied by the state chairman, Baide Haruna Mohammed and secretary Mohmood Babamaji.
2019: Group Urges Dankwambo To Run For President
BY Tarkaa David, Abuja
A political support group under the aegis of Dankwambo Ambassadors has called on the governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, to vie for the presidency of the country come 2019 so that he will replicate his transformation of Gombe State to the country.
The national coordinator of the Group, Comrade Kenneth Emeka Chima, in a press statement made available to news men in Abuja, said that the presidency being the most important office in the country should be occupied by the best brain with uprightness.
He said that Ibrahim Dankwambo has shown capability in the civil service, and now in politics and as a governor of Gombe state.
“As a support group, we have undergone a process of choosing Ibrahim Dankwambo as the preferred presidential candidate from the North East sub region through detailed and rigorous procedure.
“The North East has never produced a president, so this time around we choose governor Ibrahim Dankwambo to be the next president come 2019 due to his track record in civil service.”
The group stated that the group’s support for Dankwambo was predicated upon the fact that Nigeria of today is crying and begging for redemption and only a man with great innovative ideas, credible, young and proactive can salvage the pathetic situation of our dear nation.
Chima further noted that Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo is the man who possesses those qualities desirous of a man to lead to nation. “No doubt, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo remains the Cure of Nigeria,”
The Group had identified those qualities in Ibrahim Dankwambo who had over the years remained the pillar of the civil service, detribalised leader, a technocrat with a proven track record in financial management and the governor who has transformed his state to a mega state.
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