Son of ex-military leader, Murtala Mohammed, joins Kano governorship race


Risqua Mohammed, the son of slain military ruler, Murtala Mohammed, has declared his intention to contest the Kano State governorship election in 2015.

Mr. Mohammed made the announcement Sunday. He said he was under pressure to bid for Kano State’s top job.

Mr. Mohammed said he had no option but to heed calls from the people to free Kano from “decades of lack of progress”.

He however said his ambition is not a “do or die affair” as such he will ensure the issue of political thuggery and character assassination are not attached to his campaign.

The late General Mohammed led Nigeria between 1975 and 1976 when he was assassinated.

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