- Gombe governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has been endorsed for the Senate by 13 political parties
- The parties called on their supporters to vote for Dankwambo as the senator representing Gombe Central senatorial district
- According to their spokesman, the governor had done well for the people in the state
13 political parties in Gombe state have adopted Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo as their senatorial candidate in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly Elections that will hold on Saturday, February 23.
Danwambo is vying under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a senatorial candidate representing Gombe North senatorial district, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Malam Auwal Ibrahim, spokesman of the political parties, announced the adoption of Dankwanbo at a news briefing in Gombe on Wednesday, February 20.
They called on their supporters to vote for Dankwambo as the senator representing Gombe Central Senatorial district.
He listed the political parties to include All Grassroots Alliance (AGA), Alliance for Social Democratic (ASD), Change Advocacy Party (CAP), Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Restoration Party of Nigeria (RPN), Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN) Accord Party (AP).
Others are Advance of Democracy (AD), Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP), Democratic Peoples Party (DPP), Hope Democratic Party (HDP), People Progressives Party (PPP) and Advance Peoples Democratic Party (APDA).
“We, the 13 political parties have adopted Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo, PDP senatorial candidate representing Gombe North senatorial district, as our senatorial candidate.
“From today, all supporters of these political parties are going to cast their votes to the PDP senatorial candidate,” he said.
According to him, Dankwambo had done well for the people in the state, hence the need to give him the chance to represent them at the Senate.
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Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that Alhaji Muhammad Ribadu, former senatorial candidate, Gombe North senatorial district under the platform of the PDP, relinquished his candidature to Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo.
Ribadu stated this in Gombe, during a welcome reception organised by the party in honour of Dankwambo, who was one of the PDP presidential aspirants that lost to former vice president Atiku Abubakar in the party primaries.
He said that he decided to forfeit his candidature to Dankwambo to compensate him for the loss in the presidential primaries.
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