By Eric Patrick,
Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has disclosed that he has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek reelection as governor in 2019.
He noted that with the endorsement of the President, he would definitely seek re-election.
El-Rufai stated this while speaking in a radio interview in Kaduna.
The governor disclosed that he got Buhari’s blessing shortly before he briefed him on his intention recently.
He, however, stated that those interested to contest can come out as the “constitution of our party allowed for primaries to elect a standard-bearer.”
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According to El-Rufai, he is ready to face anybody in a free contest in order to emerge as the party’s flag bearer.
El-Rufai said, ”It was after I have finished briefing him that he (President) gave me the nod to seek re-election together with my deputy.
”It equally allows for a consensus candidate if the majority of the party members agreed on a consensus candidate.”
Via source: ailycorrespondents