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  • Beats Shehu Sani, Ramalan, others 

By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo 

Former member of the House of Representatives and the Kaduna governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in 2019, Rt.Hon.Isa Ashiru Kudan has again, clinched the ticket of the PDP to contest the governorship election in Kaduna State come 2023.

 Ashiru has declared the winner of the PDP gubernatorial primaries held on Wednesday night at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna by the returning officer, Chief Raymond Dabo, a former PDP chairman in Plateau State, who announced that he polled 414 votes.

The other contenders  were Sani Sidi, a former boss at NEMS who polled 260 votes; Ramalan Yero former Kaduna Governor, scored 28 votes, Barrister Sani Abbas got 15 votes, Haruna Sa’id Kajuru, 11 votes and Senator Shehu Sani polled 2 votes 

An elated Ashiru thanked the 788 delegates that participated in the primaries and assured that PDP members should have absolute confidence in him.

 ” I will not let you down. I dedicate this victory to all members of the party for being patient, firm and resolute over the past years of being in the opposition. I call on my fellow contestants to join hands with me in order to emancipate the Kaduna state. This victory is a collective struggle and your contributions can not be ignored,” he said.

In his remarks, the State chairman of the PDP, Hassan Hyet commended the members of the party for the maturity exhibited before, during and after the PRIMARIES and called on the PDP family to close ranks ahead of the 2023 elections. 

 ” Let us start the process of reclaiming Kaduna state,” he said amidst a thunderous ovation. 

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