By Henry Gabriel, Kaduna
Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for the Kaduna State governorship, one of the leading contestants, Hon. Isa Ashiru, has purchased his nomination forms.
This has open the battle for who occupy Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in 2019 election.
Ashiru, regarded as the top contender for the ticket was enthusiastic and upbeat ahead of the party delegates conference holding September 17, 2018.
According to a two term member of the House of Representatives, who represented Zangon Kataf/ Jaba Federal Constituency, Ashiru bought the forms at the PDP National Secretariat in Abuja.
Gaiya said Ashiru decided to purchased his nomination form not in the usual manner just to show his seriousness in the Kaduna project.
Gaiya, a member of the Central Planning Committee of the Ashiru Campaign Organization, said: “In his (Ashiru’s) estimation, he will only involve some of his supporters and the press on the day he will be submitting the form.”
“And you know there is much to fill, a number of document and even spaces for others to sign for him,” Gaiya said.
“This is just to indicate his seriousness about the project. It is also to encourage his supporters and affirmed to delegates how important and determined he is set to lead the party to a resounding victory in the 2019 gubernatorial elections,” Gaiya added.
“On the day he will be returning his completed form, I assure you that the media will be invited,” Gaiya said.