Party supporters raise flags in support of Nigerian President and Presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo during a rally in Lagos on January 8, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluc ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Sokoto - The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Mukhtari Shagari on Wednesday boycotted the flag off of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship rally in the state, reports Peoples Daily.
Shagari, who is also the leader of the party in the state, contested the party’s governorship ticket but was schemed out of the race by the leadership of the party.
The party’s guber ticket was given to Ambassador Abdallah Wali,Also read: Shagari loses Sokoto PDP governorship
Other notable politicians from the state that boycotted the rally include former Transports Minister, Yusuf Suleiman and Abubakar Umar Gada. Both also contested the governorship race.
Read more at Peoples Daily.
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