Former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has announced a new venue for his formal presidential declaration after being denied usage of the Eagle Square in Abuja.
Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES, Rabiu Kwankwaso’s spokesperson, Binta Sipikin, said the ceremony will now hold at Chida Hotel in Utako, Abuja.
PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant was denied use of the Eagle Square a public open facility used for such gathering.
Authorities maintaining the facility had, after initially granting him access, denied him usage of the venue; a move believed to be to checkmate the former Kano governor.
In a letter signed by the facility manager of the Abuja International Conference Centre & Eagles Square Usman Raji, the government said the decision to deny him the Eagle Square was to avoid disruption of “work flow” at the federal secretariat, the work place of hundreds of federal civil servants.
Solacebase reports that Kwankwaso, a Senator representing Kano Central who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP had announced Wednesday as the day for the event.