2019: Sule Lamido Meets South South Governor

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File photo: Former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji SULE Lamido addressing supporters in Kaduna.
By; BUHARI B BELLO, Jos
The People Democratic Party {PDP} presidential hopeful in 2019 election, Sule Lamido has received a warm reception by the people and government of Cross River State in continuation of his tour to the party controlled states to garner support ahead of party primaries.
 Executive Governor of Cross River State, Benedict Ayade who received the presidential team at the Government House explained that the “people of South South geo-political zone are solidly in support of Lamido in 2019“.
According to him, “there is no way that Sule Lamido will not emerge as the flag bearer of  PDP considering his valuable role in the party“.
 Ayade maintained that the whole PDP controlled states would work towards the emergence of Sule Lamido “ because he remains a powerful bridge between the North and Southern Nigeria“.
 In his remarks, former Governor of Jigawa State and presidential hopeful, Sule Lamido commended the state governor for providing dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
 He expressed delight at what he called Ayade transformation in the area of tourism development and provision of cottage industries in the state.
 Also speaking, the former Secretary of the party in Jigawa who is now campaign secretary, Dr. Aliyu Tukur Gantsa said they were in Cross River to  visit to the government and people ahead of the party’s convention.
 Dr. Gantsa noted that the Sule Lamido aspiration for the presidential election in 2019 general election “should be supported by all Nigerians irrespective of their religion or regional affiliation.

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