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General News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022


2023: I will win PDP presidential primary - Tambuwal declares

Governor Aminu Tambuwal Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has expressed confidence in his emergence as the PDP presidential candidate Tambuwal, one of the leading presidential aspirants in the main opposition party, says his victory is assured.

Governor Tambuwal is one of the youngest presidential aspirants in the party and the current chairman of the PDP Governors.

Kaduna - As the battle for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s flag bearer in the 2023 presidential election gains momentum, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has expressed confidence in his emergence as the party’s candidate for the presidential race in the forthcoming primary election.

Tambuwal gave the assurance shortly after casting his vote at the PDP’s northwest states zonal congress in Kaduna on Monday, May 9.

He said the successful conduct of the party’s zonal congress was a clear indication that its national convention would record a hitch-free and positive victory in his favour.

“You know that northwest plays a very significant role in Nigerian politics and Nigerian political configuration, I believe that is a way of sending political signals toward the national convention that we get there by the grace of God, organized and have a very successful convention and a very positive victory for that matter.” He said.

Tambuwal also appreciated the party leaders and other stakeholders for their enormous contributions to the success of the congress.

He said:

“We thank God that the postponed northwest congress of our party PDP has taken place very successfully without hitches; we thank all the leaders of the party from the northwest zone and delegates that attended the congress.

“We thank everyone even the security personnel for their roles in ensuring that we had a very successful congress.”

Other notable politicians, who graced the event, included former Vice President Namadi Sambo, former Kaduna state governor, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, former Sokoto deputy governor, Muktar Shagari, and former deputy governor of Zamfara state Mahadi Ali among others.

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