By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
A governorship aspirant in Kaduna state Rt. Hon. Mohammed Isa Ashiru of the People’s Democratic (PDP) has emerged the flag bearer of his party after winning the party’s primary election held between Wednesday and Thursday.
Hon. Isa Ashiru who was the party’s flagbearer in 2019 in Kaduna scored a total of 414 votes to emerged the winner of the primary election of seven other opponents.
Former PDP youth leader and party agent Comrade Dunjuma Sariki, in an interview shortly after the primary told journalists that the party under the Isa Ashiru candidature won governorship election in 2019 but was rigged out by the All Progressive Congress (APC).
He however vowed that the party is better prepared than ever before and promised that PDP will never be rigged out again.
In an acceptance speech after election, Hon. Isa Ashiru said the victory is a clear indication of the full commitment of PDP family in Kaduna state toward the faithful execution of their rescued mission for the good of the state and all its people.
He further stated that the victory is a practical expression of absolute resolved by all to ensure the return of PDP to power in the state in particular and Nigeria in general.
Ashiru told the other aspirants for the party ticket that his nomination is a collective victory and challenged for of them.
“It’s a no -victory no vanquished spirit that I request all of you to come forward for an effective collaboration so that together and as one PDP family we can execute a campaign that can lead us to victory at all levels.
“I assure you that a process for the necessary inclusion of every group of stakeholders in the design and implementation of our campaign strategies will immediately commence’, he said.
According to him, the collective genuine desire to rescue the state from misrule of the APC which has caused on told hardship to the people of the state as evident in the terrible insecurity, joblessness and the resultant extreme poverty, “should continuously motivate us to work for the success of our party during the next general election.