by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The governorship candidate of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State, Rt. Hon. Isa Mohammed Ashiru, has announced his running mate for the 2023 governorship election. His name is Dr John Markus Ayuba.
This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday and signed by the Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) to the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate in Kaduna State, ALU. Shuaibu Gimi.
“This is to announce that the Gubernatorial Candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Right Hon. Isa Mohammed Ashiru, has picked Dr John Markus Ayuba as his Running Mate for the 2023 election.
“This decision is as a result of a wide consultation with various stakeholders of the PDP, particularly those in the Southern Senatorial Zone,” it stated.
“Dr Ayuba, who is currently Chairman of the PDP Stakeholders in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, was also a university lecturer, seasoned banker and Commissioner for Finance, who has made tremendous contributions to the party.
“Rt. Hon. Ashiru congratulates the Running Mate and calls on all party members to support this decision and work for the success of the PDP during the elections,” it added.