The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has revealed that his governorship reelection bid for the 2019 Gubernatorial race for Kaduna State has received the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He revealed this during a radio interview in Kaduna, adding that Buhari disclosed his support for El-Rufai just before he briefed the President of his intention.
The governor said, ”It was after I have finished briefing him that he (President) gave me the nod to seek re-election together with my deputy.
El-Rufai noted that Presdient Buhari’s backing has definitely encouraged him to go ahaead with his reelection ambition.
He, however, stated that interested aspirants should should not hesistate to come forward as the “constitution of our party allowed for primaries to elect a standard-bearer.”
He said, ”It equally allows for a consensus candidate if the majority of the party members agreed on a consensus candidate.”