Politics El-Rufai Formally Declares For Kaduna Governorship Race



Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, former minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja and a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, has formally declared his interest to contest the Kaduna governorship election come 2015.

DAILY TIMES reported that, El-Rufai made the official declration during a courtesy visit to the palace of Kpop Gwong, Col. Paul Zakka-Wyoms (retd.), the Paramount Ruler of the Gwong,Kaduna state.

The former FCT Minister said, "I come here to formally inform you of our decision to seek the highest office in our dear state. It is a demonstration of deep commitment to the peace, development and unity of Kaduna state.

"I am set and ready to move to action, justice is paramount to development and that is my direction. I am seeking your blessings and moral backing.

"I am not new to our state; I did my primary school, secondary school and university in our state. And also practiced here in our state before moving to Abuja where we both served with Yakowa in General Abdulsalam Abubakar’s government, and so I know our problems and together we will run a responsible and participatory government together"

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