The Kaduna State gubertorial candidates of the All Progresive Grand Alliance (APGA) Dr. Polycarp Gankon and that of the Liberation Movement (LM) Party Comrade Ezekiel Habila have stepped down from the race and declared their support for the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Isa Ashiru Kudan.
Addressing a joint press conference amidst party supporters, APGA guber candidate Dr Gankon who spoke onbehalf of the LP guber candidate who was also in attendance said, they made the decision after due consultation with their members to rescue the state from numerous challenges bedeviling her.
He said, they made the decision not under any form of durex or monetary influence but to ensure that Kaduna State get the best going forward. “In view of this decision, we are calling on all our supporters to masssively support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship election on the 9th March, 2019.
“We also appeal to our supporters not to be discouraged with the outcome of the Presidential election which was rigged in favour of the ruling party, we must be resolute and determined to come out enmass and vote PDP.
“We still have candidates contesting for State Houses of Assembly for some constituencies and are still contesting, kindly support and vote for them but for the governorship we should all vote for PDP.
Corroborating also, the LM guber candidate Comrade Habila said, ” In our opinion and those of our party members and teaming supporters, this is the best thing to do to move Kaduna State forward and checkmate effectively the reoccurrence of what happened during the Presidential election in the state”.
The duo said, they will mobilize all resources both material and human to support the guber candidate of the PDP to victory and further urged all well meaning citizens of the state to do same.