Minna - Following the disagreement between former governor of Kano State Rabiu Kwankwaso and his predecessor Gov Abdullahi Ganduje, the Peoples Democratic Party has begun moves to woo the former governor back to the party.
Kwankwaso was in the PDP before he defected to the All Progressives Congress in the run-up to the 2015 general elections.
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The fresh moves, which began a week ago, formed part of the strategies the leadership of the PDP had mapped out to strengthen the PDP ahead of the 2019 elections.
The party leaders used wedding ceremony of the daughter of former governor of Niger State, Engr. Abdulkadir Kure to meet Kwankwaso.
The meeting had in attendance, chairman, PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Jibril Walid, former governors of Niger State, Kure and Muazu Babangida Aliyu; former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau; Senator Philip Aduda, former Senators Smart Adeyemi and Isah Mohammed.
It was gathered that the intent of the meeting was not unconnected with the current search for a northern presidential candidate by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) come 2019.
However, none of the PDP chiefs agreed to speak to newsmen after emerging from the meeting as they headed straight for the Mosque for The commencement of the wedding ceremony
- News 24