The Katsina State PDP chairman Alhaji Salisu Majigiri stated that PDP could clinch the seat of Mashi/ Dutsi Federal constituency following the regret of many in the state and beyond over the turn of their socio-economic fortunes since the party vacated office in 2015.
The chairman stated this while briefing journalists and also called for unity of purpose ahead of the poll and 2019 general elections.
Earlier, KATSINA POST gathered that six aspirants are vying for the House of Representatives seat of Mashi/Dutsi Federal constituency in Katsina State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The state chairman of the party, Hon. Yusuf Salisu Majigiri, gave this indication at the PDP secretariat in Katsina during a meeting of the party executives and leaders.
According to him, the aspirants had been tasked to pick a consensus candidate from their rank or face primary election from 1st to 4th May, this year, ahead of the 20th May by-election.
The by-election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday is sequel to the death of the member who represented the Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency in the National Assembly on All Progressives Congress (APC) platform, Hon. Sani Bello Mashi, on 5th February, this year, after a protracted illness.