Kaduna: Uba Sani picks El-Rufai’s deputy as running mate
The Kaduna State Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen Uba Sani has picked Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe as his running mate for the 2023 elections.
Solacebase reports that Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, is currently the deputy governor of Nasir El—Rufai.
This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Uba Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate.
“After consultations with critical stakeholders of Kaduna State, I am happy to announce that I have picked Her Excellency, Dr. Hadeeza Balarabe as my running mate in the 2023 governorship election in Kaduna State, ‘’the statement said.
“Dr. Hadiza Balarabe has contributed immensely to the giant strides recorded by the Mallam Nasir El-Rufai’s administration in infrastructure and human capital development.’’
“Dr. Balarabe has demonstrated hard work, punctuality, dedication and team spirit in the discharge of her responsibility as Deputy Governor which has endeared her to the critical stakeholders in the State.
The statement reads: “I wish to therefore call on the good people of Kaduna State to support the choice of Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe as my running mate. I also enjoin them coming out en-masse to vote for our ticket during the forthcoming 2023 general election. Your mandate in 2023 will enable us to build a peaceful, prosperous, and greater Kaduna State.
“Together, we are determined to make the State a reference point for good and responsive governance.