Kano State governor, Dr Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, has revealed that the state government has concluded plans to drag President Muhammadu Buhari to court if he refuses to seek a second term in office.
This is as the governor, formally declared his interest to seek a second term in office come 2019.
Governor Ganduje divulged these in Abuja on Friday, even though he clarified that although the President has not made up his mind whether to seek second term in office or not, people were urging him to continue.
While making his intention to seek re-election known, Governor Ganduje said,”In Kano, people are saying four plus four, that is they are urging me to contest again but I too feel that in order to continue with the good development that we have started, development requires some time and the constitution has given four years and another four years in order to consolidate what one has started.
“I am convinced that I too will seek for second term and people are also urging me to do so. Eventually, it will be left to the people to decide whether I qualify or not.”
On why President Buhari must re-contest in 2019, the governor said: “APC governors want Mr President to continue. I am happy that it is not the president that said he wants to continue, it is the people that are asking him to continue but Mr President has not made up his mind yet.
“When he came to Kano, I told him that any time he decides not to contest, we will take him to court. Kano State government will take him to court any time he decides not to contest. So we are waiting for him.
“In this country, we saw presidents who spent billions of Naira for third term, so, what is the ruse about a constitutional second term. Some people spend billions of Naira in order to go for third term, I think it should not be news or something like that.”