Nashuni wins PDP guber ticket in Katsina State


Alhaji Musa Nashuni on Monday won the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial election in Katsina State for the 2015 elections.

The Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Alhaji Abubakar Mua’zu, said in Katsina that Nashuni scored 1,309 votes to clinch the PDP ticket in the state.

Mu’azu said that Sen. Ibrahim Ida came second with 16 votes; Alhaji Tukur Jikamshi, seven votes; while Alhaji Kabir Barkiya and Abdullahi Umar Tata, got two votes each.

He said that election was free, fair and conducted in accordance with the party’s constitution and the electoral law.

Mu’azu urged aspirants who lost the election to take heart and support the party candidate for the progress of the party.

In his acceptance speech, Nashuni commended the delegates for electing him for the the 2015 elections.

He urged the aspirants that lost the election to cooperate and support him for the progress of the party.

Nashuni also urged PDP supporters to collect their Permanent Voter Cards, while those who had reached 18 years, should register their names for the forthcoming general elections.

He also assured people of the state that he would complete all the development projects initiated by Gov. Shema, if he was elected as governor in 2015.

Also speaking, Gov. Ibrahim Shema, solicited for the support of the aggrieved aspirants because they were considered as great party men.

He urged them to consider Nashuni’s victory as something destined by the Almighty God.

NAN recalled that eight aspirants had walked out of the election venue because they were not satisfied with the arrangements made by the party for the election

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