OPINION: 2019: Why Uba Sani Merits Senatorial Seat

By Adamu .D. Kabiru

As politics and politicking takes the top gear in Kaduna State, many have continued to show their interest in contesting the Kaduna Central Senatorial District seat in the forthcoming elections.

Apart from the incumbent senator, Sen. Shehu who many have said that he may likely declare his interest to re- contest the same seat comes 2019. Another contending person who has also shown interest in the contest is Uba Sani.

Following his political antecedent, been a political mathematician and as the Political Adviser to the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Ahmed El-rufai, the All Progressives Congress, APC Party Chairmen in Kaduna Central LGA’s has endorse Uba Sani for senate.

According to a communique issued at the end of one of the party’s meeting and signed by the chairmen, their reason for endorsing Uba among others is His ability to make great impact in the lives of the people of Kaduna State, especially following his appointment as Special Adviser on Political and Intergovernmental Affairs to the Governor of Kaduna State Malam Nasir El-rufai. The chairmen also averred that the Governor’s Adviser has secured thousands of job opportunities for youths in the State through newly-created agencies like KASTLEA, KADIPA, etc.

“He has also secured employment for our teaming youth as Forest Rangers, Sanitation workers and so many empowerment programmes.

“He has also secured jobs for hundreds of our teeming youth under the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).

He was also instrumental to disbursement of support funds through various Anchor Borrowers Scheme under the Agricultural Intervention Programme.

The leadership of APC says: “Uba Sani has performed excellently well in ensuring discipline and unity within the party machinery by opening the doors for wider consultations on how to move the APC forward.

“ Most importantly he worked tirelessly in supporting and massively empowering party members in the Kaduna Central Zone.

“We were motivated by the enormous personal and financial sacrifices that Malam Uba Sani has continued to make towards transforming the party and propelling it to success in all its activities in the last two years. We would also like to stress that his support to the party members is legendary.

“We are convinced beyond reasonable doubt that he is capable of giving the very best of representation to the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone in 2019 and beyond.

“It is our conviction that going by his antecedents in the struggle for the enthronement of democracy during the era of military dictatorship and the subsequent national assignment as Special Assistant (Public Affairs) during the Presidency of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, he is so far the best man for Kaduna Central.

“We therefore urge the good people of Kaduna Central to remain patient and resilient and make good use of their PVCs for positive change and all-round socio-economic development in 2019 with the right man for the job being on the saddle”.

Adamu .D. Kabiru, writes from Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Kaduna State.


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