Uba Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna north central in the Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday declared his intention to succeed Nasir El Rufai as Governor of Kaduna State.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Sani said he wants to consolidate on the achievements of his ‘mentor’, El Rufai. He promised to build on a legacy of outstanding public service and impact.
In his address at the declaration which was held at the State Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kaduna, Sani said El Rufai has redefined governance through addressing the developmental challenges of Kaduna state.
“I am a key believer in El-Rufai’s philosophy of governance. I understudied him for decades. I stand in good stead to sustain his legacy and extend the frontiers of good governance in our dear state. I am an achiever,” Sani said.
“have demonstrated it in the National Assembly. I am passionate about the welfare and progress of the good people of Kaduna State. With my declaration today I have entered into a contract with the entire people of our strategic state. Respect, accountability, transparency and responsiveness shall define our relationship.
“My profound appreciation to the local government Chairmen of our great party, State Assembly members and other top chieftains of APC who rode with me to the state secretariat of the party for my declaration, amid cheering by excited party supporters and citizens of Kaduna State. In appreciation of the great work that Kaduna State APC party executives and APC local government chairmen have been doing, I donated 59 cars to them to help facilitate their work and motivate them to prepare for the 2023 electoral battle.
“I urge Kaduna State citizens and all our supporters and well – wishers to come with me on this journey of consolidation. Power belongs to you. I will be your servant. I will be accountable to you. Your priorities shall be my priorities. We shall collectively build on the great works of the inimitable Governor El-Rufai. As we strive to break new grounds, the Almighty Allah shall be our guide and shield. In Him lies our strength.”
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The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.