Some groups on Monday bought and presented nomination forms from the APC for Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and his Kano State counterpart, Abdullahi Ganduje, to re-contest the governorship election in 2019.
El-Rufai, who thanked the groups, received the nomination form from the leader of the, Abbas Likoro, at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna.
The groups that purchased the form for El-Rufai include, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, the National Association of Road Transport Owners, Traders of Sheikh Mahmud Gummi Market and the Katsina and Daura People’s Association all living in Kaduna.
In the same vein, a support group of President Muhammadu Buhari and Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, under the aegis of ‘1 to tell 10,’ in Kano on Monday, gave the governor the purchased N22.5m governorship nomination/statement of interest form bought from the APC.
The coalition of 32 groups made the presentation during a grand ceremony held at the Government House.
The leader of the coalition, Yaguda Abdulaziz, said the youths in the state deemed it necessary to support Ganduje and lauded his achievements in youth empowerment programmes.
Ganduje, while responding, said he's indeed grateful for their kind gestures.