- All is getting set by the ruling APC for the Kaduna governorship election ahead of the 2023 general election
- The stakes are high, but the ambition of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Uba Sani, has received yet another major boost
- This time around, Senator Uba Sani’s Campaign Monitoring and Consultative Committee has been inaugurated, and a task to retain the power in the state has been assigned
As the race for the Kaduna governorship election hots up ahead of the 2023 election, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Uba Sani’s Campaign Monitoring and Consultative Committee, has been inaugurated.
Legit.ng’s regional reporter in Kaduna, Nasir Dambatta, reports that while speaking at the inauguration that began in Sabon Gari local government area of the state, the committee secretary, Yusuf Lawal, explained to newly-appointed officials of the campaign team that they all have a duty to penetrate communities to market the 2023 APC flagbearer.
The chairman explains further
He further noted that the lawmaker already has well-known records of legislative activism and philanthropy that could easily be deployed to sell him to the people, especially at the grassroots.
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In his speech, the chairman of the committee, Honorable Muktar Mohammed Maude, also told the mammoth crowd at the event that Nigerian politics has changed today because the voters are more enlightened and won't elect candidates that have no record of performance before stepping into the electoral battlefield.
APC chieftain speaks
Another member of the Committee, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed, has noted that the number of women in the Committee was proof that the Kaduna APC flagbearer for 2023, Uba Sani "is a gender-sensitive political leader".
The inauguration, according to the leadership of the committee, has been designed to go in phases and will expectedly cover the 23 Local Government areas of Kaduna state, ahead of the next general elections.
The high table at the event had influential political heavyweights of Kaduna State, including elected representatives, clerics, market women and civil society leaders in the State.
Kaduna guber race: APC counters PDP’s all-male ticket with gender balance
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna, Senator Uba Sani has picked Governor Nasir El-Rufai's deputy, Dr Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the upcoming 2023 gubernatorial elections in the state.
Legit.ng’s regional reporter in Kaduna, Nasir Dambatta, reports that this was done to give room for gender equality in the governance of the state.
Sani, who made the announcement on Monday night after consultations with critical stakeholders of Kaduna State, said, "I am happy to announce that I have picked Her Excellency, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe as my running mate in the 2023 governorship election in Kaduna State."
Senator Uba Sani best grassroots mobiliser, says Group
In another development, the Progressive Elements League (PEL) has described APC gubernatorial candidate as the best grassroots mobiliser.
It will be recalled that the governorship candidate had set up mobilisation activities in the seven local governments that make up his constituency.
The group noted that the senator stands out himself among the former representatives of the constituency at the national assembly level.