Kano 2023: Ganduje endorses deputy for governor, goes for Senate

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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has endorsed his deputy, Nasiru Gawuna, as his successor while he seeks for a slot in the Senate.

The governor also picked his commissioner for Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs, Murtala Garo, as Gawuna’s running mate for the 2023 gubernatorial election in the state.

A press statement by Ganduje’s spokesperson, Abba Anwar, said the governor endorsed the duo during a stakeholders meeting of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, which held at Africa House, the Government House in Kano.

The decision, according to the statement  was unanimously taken after exhaustive deliberations ‘with all’ the stakeholders of the party. It added that all party procedures were followed before arriving at the position.

“This time around, my deputy Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna is our choice for the gubernatorial seat come 2023 general election,” the spokesperson quoted the governor as saying.

“So also he will contest with Murtala Sule Garo as his running mate.

As a deputy governor, Ganduje said, “he makes good use of his office, a very loyal lieutenant who is very loyal and dependable.”

For Mr Garo, the governor said, “He is a real Commander, who is loyal and committed to our cause. This a very fearless confidant. If you want get clear and clean political fight, you need somebody, who is energetic, loyal and fearless. This is Murtala Sule Garo for you.”

The statement, also announced that the governor who is serving out his second term in office will be seeking to be elected as a senator.

“Members of the National Assembly who attended the meeting endorsed governor Ganduje to vie for Senatorial District, Kano North, as announced by the Majority Leader of House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, who presented the nomination form to the governor, alongside other members.”
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