Zamfara state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has endorsed the Presidential ambition of Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal.
Governor Tambuwal who visited the state earlier today is consulting with leaders of PDP across the 36 states of the Federation in a bid to emerge as the Presidential candidate of PDP for the 2023 presidential election was received by Zamfara state deputy governor, Mahdi Aliyu Gasau.
The PDP state exco led by Col. Bala Mande (Rtd.) said Sokoto PDP and Zamfara PDP are one and as such, they support the Presidential aspiration of Governor Tambuwal.
While speaking, Governor Tambuwal stated that he is in the state to consult with the Zamfara PDP in his quest to become the Party’s Presidential flagbearer.
Mr Tambuwal said although he’s aware of the purported impeachment plan of Zamfara Deputy Governor, he however said he won’t comment on the matter as it is a subject of litigation.
He thanked the PDP leaders for their receptive welcome and endorsement. The governor assured the PDP faithfuls of his support even in the midst of insecurity in Zamfara stressing that it’s imperative for leaders of PDP in the state to close ranks so as to take over power in the state come 2023.
Governor Tambuwal also condoled with people of the state over the killings, kidnapping and general insecurity in Zamfara.
Tambuwal was accompanied by Former Sokoto State Governor Attahairu Bafarawa, former deputy governor and ex- minister for water resources, Alhaji Muktah Shagari as well as former minister Engineer Bello Sulaiman.
On his part, Deputy Governor Mahdi Gusau said he is solidly behind Governor Tambuwal’s Presidential Ambition.
He urged the governor to carry not only him but also the entire Zamfara PDP along in his quest to become President of Nigeria.
Also present at the stakeholders meeting were all local government chairmen of PDP, former party excos and loyal supporters.