The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina state has agreed to adopt Senator Yakubu Lado Danmarke as its gubernatorial candidate for the 2019 general election.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the Katsina State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Hon. Salisu Yusuf Majigiri during an emergency press conference at the party’s secretariat.
According to him, the decision by the party was reached after a mock election agreed by the other seven gubernatorial aspirants which took place at the party’s secretariat which had in attendance key party officials and 34 LGA party chairmen.
The mock election, according to our sources is a follow up to an earlier agreement reached by the party’s 7 aspirants namely Senator Yakubu Lado Danmarke, Abdullahi Umar Tsauri popularly called ‘ Tata’, Engr Musa Nashuni, Barrister Abdullahi Garba Faskari, Sada Ilu, and Arc. Ahmed Aminu Yar’adua and Kabir Kofa when they met in Kaduna earlier on Saturday.