Sola Ojo, Kaduna
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Isa Muhammed Ashiru, has paid a visit to former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, to seek his blessings ahead of 2019.
Ashiru and his running mate, Sunday Marshall Katung, visited Babangida at his Hill-top residence in Minna, Niger state, in furtherance of their campaigns.
The visit,which was contained in a statement by the Media Office, Isa Mohammed Ashiru Campaign Organization, saw IBB describing Ashiru as “a grounded politician and leader, who has the requisite experience and capacity to take Kaduna to the next level.”
Babangida also reportedly described Ashiru as, “a bright leader , from my observation, your team is also bright. Every leader needs a strong, bright team in order to succeed. And, I assure you of my blessings.”
The governorship candidate was also quoted to have told the former military leader that, they were at his residence to seek his fatherly advise and prayers as he goes into the electioneering campaigns.