Malami formally declares governorship ambition in Kebbi

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has joined the Kebbi Governorship race.

Malami declared for the seat on Thursday, April 28, on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

According to the minister, his recent decision was influenced by the calls of the good people of the state to lead them.

Malami made his intentions known at the presidential hall in Birnin Kebbi, during APC’s stakeholders’ meeting.

“if you will support me and accept me, I wish to say I am interested in becoming the next governor of Kebbi if you permit me”, he said.

Responding to the AGF, the state executives of APC, ward Chairmen and local governments excos, gave Malami a resounding affirmative.

Recall that Malami contested the Kebbi governorship ticket of the APC in 2014, but lost to the state’s incumbent governor, Atiku Bagudu.

Earlier in his speech, the state APC Chairman, Muhammad Abubakar Kana, said that the meeting was called to thank the State governor, Bagudu for his support to the party and assure him of their unalloyed support.

“We want to thank you for being there for the party and all of us, we are ready to support any candidate of your choice”, he added.

The state party chief urged members to woo more reasonable persons that can add value to the party for success of the party.

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