I Won’t Back Any Candidate For 2019 Elections – Al-Makura

I Won't Back Any Candidate For 2019 Elections - Al-Makura
I Won't Back Any Candidate For 2019 Elections - Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Al -Makura of Nasarawa State has stated that he will not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019.

Al -Makura stated this on Saturday when Permanent Secretaries and Chairmen of the 13 Local Government Areas paid him a Sallah homage in Lafia .

He said that though he was not going to sponsor any candidate , the state needed someone that would maintain the existing legacy .

“But in supporting anyone , I will be very very careful in doing so and I will do so without any sentiment .

“So , all those contesting would be scrutinised to make sure we have the best that would continue to work towards maintaining peace and progress in the state ,” he added .

The governor challenged the council chairmen to be prudent in managing the resources of their respective areas .

He explained that Nasarawa State , under his leadership , has conducted the second LG polls in his seventh year in office .

“We are among the few states in the country to conduct our second LG election . ”

He said that was because he so much believed in democracy .

He , therefore, promised to use the rest of his time in office to continue to better the lives of the people of the state .


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