2019: Abuja agog as Sani Sidi submits Nomination Form
- Sidi is Kaduna’s real game-changer for 2019 – Group
A leading Gubernatorial aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State and a former Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mohammed Sani Sidi, has submitted his nomination form to the national headquarters of the party in Abuja.
While addressing supporters and party members shortly after submitting the form, Sidi reiterated his commitment to run a decent campaign devoid of hate and urged other aspirants to do the same.
“I pledge to run a fair and robust campaign devoid of hate, character assassination or any act that will heat-up the polity. I expect such from all my co-aspirants as well. It is my firm belief that we need to, as aspirants, work hand-in-hand for the progress of our dear Party and well-being of our State”; Sidi said.
Sidi declared to support any candidate that emerge in the forthcoming party primaries in case he did not emerge as the flagbearer of the party.
He said “in as much as I expect to emerge winner at our Party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election; I shall accept the outcome of the Primaries if it turns out contrary to my expectation, and render my support to whosoever emerges winner for the common good of our Party and the people of Kaduna State”.
Sani Sidi was accompanied by the Chairman of the Sani Sidi Campaign Organisation and a former Commissioner of information, Alhaji Rabiu Bako, a former member of the National Assembly, Hon Jonathan Asake, a former State Secretary of the party in Kaduna State, Alhaji Kabiru Ballah, the State Women Leader of the party, Mrs Comfort Amwe among several other party stalwarts and supporters.
Meanwhile a civil society group, Kaduna Advancement Forum(KAF) has stated that Sani Sidi is the the ” real game-changer for Kaduna governorship in 2019, because he has all it takes to turn around the fortunes of this State”.
Chairman of the Forum Ahmed Ibrahim, in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna further noted that Sani Sidi “as a collosus in the Kaduna democratic space, is the best man for the job, in view of the prevailing dynamics and the multiplicity seemingly endless development challenges confronting Kaduna today, especially the ravaging poverty and unemployment”.
The group urged Kaduna electorate to ” make this informed choice by voting in purposeful development”, as opposed to ” the current back and forth movement of our beloved State”.