…Commends Him for Spirit of Sportsmanship
Winner of the governorship primaries of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State,Rt Hon. Isa Ashiru today paid unscheduled to visit Senator Shehu Sani at his Kaduna residence.
Senator Shehu becomes the first he visited shortly after he emerged the Kaduna PDP Flagbearer .
The Former House of Representatives member was declared the winner of the PDP gubernatorial primaries held on Wednesday night at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna by the returning officer, Chief Raymond Dabo, a former PDP Chairman in Plateau State, who announced that he polled 414 votes.
According to Ashiru , the purpose of the visit to Senator Shehu Sani was to commend him for the good spirit of Sportsmanship displayed after he lost the Primaries,thus the decision to make his residence the first port of call.
Senator Shehu Sani had earlier via his verified Facebook handle conceded defeat and congratulated Isa Ashiru for emerging victorious. His words: “The Kaduna PDP Governorship primaries has been concluded. I lost and Honourable Isah Ashiru won. I wish to congratulate him.”
He also accepted to work with the party to defeat the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) in forthcoming 2023 general elections.
In an informal chat with Sen. Sani during the visit, Hon Isa Ashiru appealed for reconciliation ,support and pleaded over possible attack on delegates .
He equally urged the former lawmaker ,who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 8th Senate to put heads together with him to win and bring down APC in Kaduna.
In his response , Senator Shehu Sani thanked Ashiru for the surprise visit and promised to join hands together to ensure APC is sent packing from Kaduna government House,come 2023.