By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna
A philanthropist, Engineer Nura Khalil has been endorsed by over 40 political groups to contest for Katsina State Governor in the 2019 general elections.
According to a communiqué made available to New Nigerian in Kaduna, they expressed their support for him after a meeting held in Katsina State.
The groups urged the candidate of their choice to go for the number one position in the state due to the popularity and support he would receive from the various groups, so he can deliver dividends of democracy through the provision of infrastructure in the state.
The group said, Engineer Nura Khalil has not made public declaration on his political will but series of meeting were ongoing to project the cause.
The groups therefore, called on Engineer Nura Khalil to declare his ambition to contest for governorship or a Senator from his Senatorial District.
The leader of the delegation, Abubakar Rabiu who signed the communiqué after the conference, shed more light that Engineer Nura Khalil has been the most successful politician in Katsina State since 1999 and won almost three primary elections of Katsina State gubernatorial election under the ANPP where he emerged and defeated many stronger political opponents from the party.
Some of the groups clamouring are, Youth Vanguard for Engineer Nura Khalil, Mandate Promoter’s of Political Parties, Nura Khalil Awareness Movement, Katsina State Artisans and Katsina Youth Initiative, among others.