2023 : Hopes of Shekarau Retain Senatorial Seat Shaking, As Kano Youth Beckons On Lado To Take Over

Oloyede Emmanuel Kano

Hundreds of Kano youths at a rally held in Kano,have asked immediate past Chairman, NABTIB, Senator Bashir Lado to  contest  Kano Central senatorial seat,the position presently occupied by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau

However,it will be recalled that Senator Lado was at the Red chamber in 2011 to 2015 when he lost reelection bid to former Kano state Governorr Senator
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.

The    youths under the auspices of “Kungiya Rama Alheri Ga Masoyi” wing of All Progressive Congress,(APC) Kano state Chapter however vowed to railroad Senator Bashir Lado to  the National Assembly for “quality representation “.

It will also be recalled that Senator Shekarau was having running battle with governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on who should control the party ‘s machinery,a situation in political circle felt that Senator Lado might be penciled down to wrestle the Senatorial seat from

Making the call while speaking with
pressmen,shortly after a rally at the city square in Kano, the leader of the group Malam Aminu Dan Giwa, said “Senator Lado ‘s towering and impactful achievements while serving his term at the Red chamber defined quality representation in a participatory democracy which perhaps explained why we want him back.”

He said” Today, May 5, 2022 we have declared as a date to celebrate this quintessential Democrat whose tenure transformed the life of students Farmers, transporters, traders , artisan and others vulnerable group within the senatorial district.”

According to him, after series of robust consultative meetings and intense dialogue, we have resolved to mark May 5 of every year ,starting from Today,Thursday May 5 ,2022 as Annual Gadar Lado Day

He stated that during his tenure as Senator representing Kano central,  he influenced N3 billion Kundila flyover  bridge whete we are standing now which the Kano  citizens  now named Gadar Lado.

He hinted that  “informed  by the philosophy that encourage appreciation, we openly express gratitude and support our leaders who have genuinely touched our lives, hence, we celebrate and declare our support for Senator Bashir Lado.

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