A group, Kaduna State Progressive Governorship Candidates Forum 2019 has unanimous adopted Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai as their candidate for the 2019 Gubernatorial polls in the state.
They made their decision public, on Monday March 4, 2019, where 49 political parties and 32 candidates stepped down for el-Rufai, affirming him as their consensus candidate.
Chairman of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Comrade Auwal Abdullahi Aliyu said that they came out to say they are doing this to ensure he continues with his good works.
When asked of their strength, seeing that they were mainly unknown parties, he said they have their followership.
“We have our own votes and followers,” he said.
Speaking further, he stressed that he has done well, to deserve the endorsement.
“We have been consulting and have finally taken a decision. Because of the love for Kaduna State. Because we can’t win, what we intend to do is what he is already doing, so we decided to join forces with him.
“We are not looking at ourselves, we are looking at Kaduna and its people,” he added..
He said that even though they have their own programmes and manifestos, they are supporting him to deliver Kaduna