A civil society group, Kaduna Democracy Monitors (KDM) has endorsed Malam Uba Sani as “the right man for the Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone seat in 2019”.
In a statement signed by the Spokesman of the group, Abdullahi Isa Kajuru, the group noted that “as a firebrand civil society activist who helped drive the military away from the political terrain to create democratic space, we are very proud of him”.
The statement further explained that with Malam Uba’s record of “philanthropy, respect for elders and generally playing politics without bitterness make him the best candidate for the senatorial seat”.
The group said it conducted an independent opinion survey within Kaduna Central and was dazed by the discovery that the popularity rating of Malam Uba is increasing by the hour, adding that anyone eyeing that seat must ” work extra hard to compete for votes with him (Uba)”.
The group stressed that he has, using the platform of his office as Political Adviser to Governor Nasir Elrufai of Kaduna State, “built a reputation for empowering women, providing funds for small scale business entrepreneurs and creating jobs for many youths in the State.
He has also lent support to faith-based organizations development of places of worship in Kaduna” the group stated.