The Senator representing Kano Central, Alhaji Rabi’u Kwankwaso, has commended Kano residents for their massive turnout during the PDP Presidential campaign rally held at the Sani Abacha stadium on February 10.
A Kano High Court, on Monday dismissed a suit filed by Jaafar Sani-Bello, a governorship aspirant of the PDP in Kano State, seeking to disqualify the party’s flag bearer, Abba Kabir-Yusuf from contesting the forthcoming election.
This is coming four months after he resigned as Deputy Governor and quit the party.
The Kwakwasiya Political Movement was established by former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, which is believed to have the capacity to win elections.
His resignation is coming barely eight weeks after he dumped his former boss, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, and the All Progressives Congress
Abdulsalam, a Commissioner in the defunct administration of Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso of the state, made the call while speaking to newsmen in Kano on Saturday.
Shehu Yusuf Kura, the Special Adviser Media to National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, made the remark in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Wednesday.
Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso on Sunday urged Nigerians to embrace peace and unity as Nigeria celebrates her 58 independent anniversary.
The former Governor had recently endorsed his son-in-law, Abba Kabir Yusuf, as his choice for the state’s 2019 governorship seat, an action that irked some of his followers.
A Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Friday said the country would witness accelerated development if restructured.
Kwankwaso said this on Friday in Lafia when he met with members of the party in Nasarawa State. He urged them not to relent in their commitments toward ensuring power change in 2019.
Kwankwaso gave this promise on Friday in Makurdi, when he led other members of the Kwankwasiyya Movement to pay a congratulatory visit to Governor Samuel Ortom.
The national convention, slated for next month, will decide the party’s flag bearer for the presidential elections scheduled to hold in February.
Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Wednesday said his greatest mistake was to support President Muhammed Buhari's change mantra in 2015.
Shekerau last week defected to the APC.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor, had indicated intention to contest for the nation’s number one position early in the year.