- Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Kaduna APC governorship candidate Senator Uba Sani has secured a major endorsement
- Senator Sani said he received the endorsement of the Tijjaniyya Grassroots Mobilization and Empowerment Initiative of Nigeria
- The Kaduna APC guber flagbearer assured the group of his determination to run an inclusive and people-oriented administration if elected in 2023
Senator Uba Sani, the Kaduna state APC gubernatorial candidate, has said he is humbled by the endorsement he received from the Tijjaniyya Grassroots Mobilization and Empowerment Initiative of Nigeria (TIGMEIN).
Recounting his meeting with TIGMEIN, the senator representing Kaduna Central said he assured the group of his determination to run an inclusive and people-oriented administration if elected the next governor of Kaduna state in 2023, Nasir Dambatta, Legit.ng's regional reporter in Kaduna stated.
"I am deeply humbled by the endorsement I received from an important faith based organization, the Tijjaniyya Grassroots Mobilization and Empowerment Initiative of Nigeria (TIGMEIN).
As a long standing civic rights defender, Uba Sani said he fully understands and appreciates the enormous contributions and sacrifices of the group towards the empowerment of the people and ensuring a morally upright society.
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"I commend them for their invaluable services to the underprivileged, the underserved and the voiceless," he said.
Uba Sani donates bus to group, urges support for Tinubu
The APC governorship candidate in Kaduna state said he donated a bus to the Muslim group and assured the members of his support.
He also urged the group to vote for the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
"In order to encourage them and further make their work more efficient, I donated an official bus to the group and assured them of my utmost support whenever the need arises.
In conclusion, I appreciated them for their unflinching support and urged them to vote for our Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as well as other APC candidates at all levels in the forthcoming elections," the senator said.
12,000 PDP members defect to APC in Kaduna state
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that over 12,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Giwa local government area of Kaduna state defected to the ruling APC ahead of the 2023 elections.
The defectors, which included a former commissioner, PDP women and youth leaders in Giwa local government, pledged to support the ruling party to win.
They were received by the APC state chairman, Emmanuel Jakada and the party’s governorship candidate, Senator Sani, at a rally held in the local government.