2019 elections: Katsina based business mogul, Mangal, others bought form for Masari’s re-election
-2019: Katsina APC stakeholders endorse Buhari, Masari, indirect primaries
– 2019 elections: Katsina based business mogul, Mangal, others bought form for Masari’s re-election
The members of a business community, under the leadership of business mogul and APC Chiefta in Katsina state, Alhaji Dahuru Bara’u Mangal, had purchased the the party’s N22.5 million form for Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s re-election bid.
This was disclosed by the Katsina State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Shitu S. Shitu
during a stakeholders meeting of the ruling at Muhammadu Buhari House Katsina.
At the meeting, the party stakeholders also have unanimously endorsed the 2019 aspirations of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Bello Masari.
The unprecedented meeting, which had in attendance most of the stakeholders, including the Governor, his Deputy, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, ranking serving and former federal and state parliamentarians, national and state party officials, federal and state technocrats, also adopted the indirect method for electing flagbearers for the various elective offices for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Furthermore, the meeting also agreed to raise money to donate to the President for his re-election campaign.
Addressing the gathering, Governor Masari stated that the stakeholders were invited to the meeting so that everyone would be part of the decision making vis-a-vis the method of the forthcoming APC’s primary elections in the state, assuring that the state will stand by any decision.
According to the Governor, it is of great importance to have the imprimatur of every stakeholder in adopting the method of electing the party’s flagbearers for the forthcoming 2019 general elections with a view to forestalling future acrimony in connection with the primary elections.