Kano - There are indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may have dropped the name of Gov Rabiu Kwankawaso of Kano State as its candidate for the Kano Central Senatorial District in the 2015 National Assembly elections, reports Daily Trust.
The party, instead, submitted the name of the state Commissioner of Works, Abba Yusuf to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its candidate for the seat.
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Yusuf, who initially won the ticket reportedly accepted to relinquish the ticket to the governor after losing APC’s presidential ticket to Muhammadu Buhari.
Haruna Umar Doguwa, APC chairman in Kano, maintained that Yusuf remained the candidate of the party for the Kano Central Senatorial seat and not Kwankwaso.
Read more at Daily Trust.
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