By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Former Nigeria’s Head of State, President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida has blessed the Kaduna State Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Isa Mohammed Ashiru.
According to a statement made available by the Media Office of the Rt. Hon. Isa Mohammed Ashiru Campaign Organization, the elder statesman praised the political maturity of Alhaji Ashiru when the governorship candidate and his running mate, Barr. Sunday Marshall Katung paid him a visit in his Minna, Niger State, hill top residence.
He said, Ashiru is a grounded politician and leader, who has the requisite experience and capacity to take Kaduna State to the next level.
IBB, who said he wished the governorship candidate success at the 2019 general elections, assured him of his blessings.
The elder statesman said “You are a bright leader and from my observation, your team is also bright. Every leader needs a strong, bright team in order to succeed. And I assure you of my blessings.”
He blessed and thanked Ashiru and his team for the visit and wished them success in the forthcoming elections.
Earlier, the governorship candidate told the former President that they were at his residence to seek his fatherly advise and prayers as he goes into the electioneering campaigns.
He shared with the former President his desire to ensure unity , security and peaceful CO existence in Kaduna State.
He pledged his desire to treat citizens of Kaduna State with dignity and respect without prejudice to tribe and religion if elected as governor of the State come 2019.