-The younger brother to Aisha Buhari, Halilu Mahmud, has spoken about the forthcoming Saturday, September 29, direct primary of the APC in Adamawa state
- Mahmoud and former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu want to unseat the state governor, Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 general elections
- The First Lady's brother noted that his party members will agree on whom to pick between Ribadu and him at the direct primary
In his bid to unseat Adamawa state governor, Jibrilla Bindow, the younger brother to Aisha Buhari, Halilu Mahmud, who is contesting governorship on the platform of the APC has spoken on Saturday, September 29, direct primary of the party
Daily Trust reports that Mahmud who is contesting alongside former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, said his party members will agree on whom to pick between Ribadu and him at the direct primary.
The First Lady's brother who made this known in Yola, stressed the need for the two aspirants to form a formidable alliance to defeat the incumbent governor at the primaries.
He noted that one of them will step down for the other in the interest of the people of the state, saying Adamawa people deserve an inclusive and people oriented government.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, declared his intention to challenge incumbent Governor Bindow for the 2019 Adamawa state governorship ticket under the All Progressives Congress.
Addressing party official at the state secretariat on Saturday, September 22 in Yola, Ribadu said Governor Bindow has performed below expectation, as such the APC needs a new face to make a difference.
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Ribadu said: “Give me the chance and opportunity to make the difference. Our dear state is facing a number of developmental challenges that require urgent, holistic and strategic handling.“
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