Kaduna governor, Yero, meets PDP candidates, groups

The Kaduna State Governor, Ramalan Yero, on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with the State Assembly candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, religious groups, political appointees, and women groups at Hassan Usman Katsina House, Kawo, Kaduna.

Sources at the meeting said the governor was discussing strategies on defeating the opposition All Progressives Congress that appear to be waxing stronger ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and state House of Assembly election.

The meeting which commenced around 2:00 p.m. and ended around 4:00 p.m., was presided by the governor and was also attended by his deputy, Audu Bajoga, all commissioners and political appointees.

Journalists and some PDP supporters were se seen hanging around the General Hassan Usman Katsina Hall. They were later ushered in after the governor and top government officials and candidates left the venue.

Flanked by the Director General of the Yero/Bajoga campaign organization, Hassan Hyet and the Director General, Media and Publicity, Ahmed Maiyaki, the State PDP chairman, Gaiya Haruna told journalists the meeting was held to re-strategize on how to win the Saturday governorship and state assembly election.

“We are battled ready for the governorship and state assemble election.

He said their prayer is for the state to continue to leave in peace and hoped that all party members will work hard to win the election.

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