The Senator representing Kaduna North at the National Assembly, Hunkuyi Suleiman has declared his intention to contest the Kaduna State governorship election in 2019 under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP].
Speaking during the declaration ceremony, Hunkuyi said:
“I shall Insha Allah do all I can, to reinstall all District Heads and ensure that most of the pain inflicting decisions of this Government are reversed.
He also vowed to unseat the incumbent governor, Nasir El-Rufai with whom he had been at logger-heads since the current dispensation.
Prior to the declaration, he had a consultative meeting with PDP stakeholders, wards, local Governments Executives and statutory delegates at Rev Yakubu and Maryamu Memorial Hall at Ungwan Wakili, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area.
The program saw a massive outcome as well wishers and majority of the stakeholders at the gathering endorsed the aspiration of the Senator for gubernatorial seat of Kaduna State in the forthcoming elections.
Part of the groups that endorsed his candidature includes:
- Kaduna State Students,
- Persons living with disabilities,
- Sacked civil servants
- traditional rulers and,
- amongst others.