Bafarawa Is The Only Match PDP Can Present For Buhari, Northern Leaders
Ahead of the 2019 Presidential elections, some northern stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party, PDP have pushed a former governor of Sokoto for President.
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This was made known by a PDP youth leader who stated that the Northern leaders believe that Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, is the only trustworthy politician.
NIGERIA NEWS gathered from reports that the North West leaders believe that Bafarawa would be the only match to Buhari in the forthcoming Presidential elections.
Reports also reveal that “The name of former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmad Makarfi and Bafarawa were presented during the meeting, but the elders settled for the latter.”
According to a source, “It is true a meeting was held between some Northern leaders and youths in Birnin Kebbi where the issue of how PDP can present a credible and popular candidate and supports across board was discussed extensively.”
“They later picked Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto state ahead of others because of his experience, penchant for good governance and integrity among our political class.”
“They see Bafarawa as an astute trustworthy politician who can match Buhari compared to other contenders in the PDP from the Northwest.”
“This is the second time Bafarawa is receiving such massive support across the country, saying last month, a group of PDP supporters under the auspices of Northern Youths Coalitions Alliance met in Kaduna and called on him to openly declare or they will match to his house with two million people to put pressure on him to run.”