The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i has endorsed Senator Uba Sani as the gubernatorial candidate for the APC come 2023 elections.
El-Rufa’i’s decision came after meeting with other aspirants of the APC in Kaduna state.
There had been rumours of the governor picking his former Chief of Staff, Muhammad Sani Abdullahi popularly known as Dattijo.
However, the governor’s decision came contrary to the rumours in circulation.
Meanwhile El-Rufa’i has also asked Dattijo to pick the nomination and interest forms for the the Kaduna Central Senatorial seat according to reports.
Dattijo was a two-time Commissioner of Budget and Planning for the Kaduna State government.
A source who pleaded anonymity revealed that Dattijo has accepted the governor’s decision in good fate.
According to the source, Dattijo promised to work towards bringing victory to the Kaduna APC in the 2023 election.
According to the source, “Dattijo has accepted it as the will of Allah (SWT). He is loyal to the governor and the part.”
Meanwhile, Dattijo had earlier picked his nomination form for the office of the Governor of the state on Wednesday.
He will pick the senatorial form soon in loyalty to his boss, Governor El-Rufa’i.