Saturday, August 23, 2014 5:35 pm
Femi Adi/ Kaduna
Large crowd of delegates from the 23 local government areas of Kaduna state, northern Nigeria today endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan and Kaduna Governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero as their candidates in the 2015 presidential and governorship elections.
Political appointees , elected and party chieftains were among the delegates who made the endorsement today at a town hall meeting held at Umaru Musa Indoor Sports Hall, Kaduna.
The meeting agreed to give the two candidates automatic tickets, without the need to go for primaries.
The motion for the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Yero was moved by the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Abubakar Gaiya Haruna. It was supported by Jagaba Jagaba Adams , a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Kachia/Kargarko constituency.
According to the state party chairman, the endorsement resolution would be submitted to the National chairman of the party, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu. approval