Governorship: Kaduna PDP Endorses Hon. Katung as Ashiru’s Running Mate

By Alex Uangbaoje, Kaduna

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State Chapter, has endorsed the nomination of Hon. Sunday Marshal Katung as the Running Mate to Rt Hon Isah Ashiru, as the Party’s Gubernatorial Candidate in the 2019 election.

Rt Hon Isah Mohammed Ashiru, had after due consultations with senior party Elders and Stakeholders across the State, nominated Katung as his running mate.

The in a statement signed by Abraham Catoh, the state Publicity Secretary, called on all interests groups and individuals to join hands with the leadership of the party and the flag bearers at all levels for a successful outing in the general election come 2019.

“The doors of the party remains opened for suggestions and advises that would bring success to the party. The party would continue to engage its members and the public as events unfolds.” The statement added.

Hon Katung is the current member Representing Zangon Kataf/ Jaba Federal Constituency at the National Assembly

He served as Commissioner of Finance, Water Resources during the late Patrick Yakowa and Mukhtar Ramalan Yero administrations respectively.

Hon Katung was nominated based on his experience and exposure in public and private sector, he is trained Lawyer from University of Lagos with Post-Graduate Diploma from Ahmadu Bello University, ABU,Zaria.

Hon Sunday Katung served as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation from 1989 to 2007.

He attended several courses and seminars at International Law Institute,Washington DC,USA and at the Management School,London

Born in 1st April,1961,Hon Marshal Katung hails from Madakiya, Madakiya District of Bajju Chiefdom,Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The nominee is a detribalised Nigerian has the capacity to embrace a diversified society like ours and a competent partner in progress to an elected Governor.


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