Live update as Arch. Ahmad Aminu, Sen. Lado battles for Katsina PDP gubernatorial ticket
Today is the D-day as it is being said. The Katsina State PDP has concluded all its arrangements for the conduct of primary elections for its remaining two gubernatorial aspirants in the state.
The contest will be between Architect Ahmad Aminu ‘Yar’adua and Senator Yakubu Lado DanMarke who emerged the winner of a mock primary election conducted by the party earlier last week.
It could be recalled that among the seven (7) aspirants then, only Architect Ahmad Aminu rejected the idea of the primaries insisting that the party should conduct real primaries.
Already five (5) of the remaining aspirants rejected the emergence of Senator Lado as the party’s flag bearer of the party and also one of them in the person of Alhaji Umar Abdullahi Tsauri Tata had left the party to the ruling APC.
All is now set for the conduct of the primary election between Senator Yakubu Lado and Architect Ahmad Aminu ‘Yar’adua and Katsina Post is on the ground to keep you updated on the processes.
8:00 am: The venue for the primary election being the State Headquarters of the Party is set with tents and chairs for the delegates
9:00 am: Delegates from various local governments have started coming and are being screened ahead of the voting proper
12:00 pm: Screening of delegates completed
12:30 pm – The two gubernatorial aspirants – Architect Ahmad Aminu Yar’adua and Senator Yakubu Lado Dan marke arrived the election venue.
1:30 pm – Election proper about to start.
2:00 pm – Election is ongoing and it Local government by Local government
6:45 pm – Election by all the 34 local governments concluded.
7: 15 pm – Counting of votes started