From Mustapha Adamu, Kano
Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso, father of the former governor of Kano State, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, has endorsed the re-election bid of the incumbent governor of the state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Saleh Kwankwaso, who is the District Head of Madobi Local Government Area of the state, assured Ganduje that, he would work tirelessly with all his village heads and community leaders to see to the victory of the governor at the forthcoming governorship election.
In his campaign tour, Ganduje was in Madobi local government when he visited the district head at his residence, alongside other village heads and Imams, yesterday.
“When you came in after your inauguration on 29th May, 2015, we were absolutely sure that you would bring development to all nooks and crannies of the state. And Alhamdulillah, this is what you are doing. So we need more of this development,” Kwankwaso’s father was quoted as saying, in a statement by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje.
“We are ready to always support you and get you closer to the people. You really love your people as a committed and focused leader. We are appreciating your good work Your Excellency,” he added.
He further said , “Your Excellency We believe in your leadership style as a people-oriented governor, who believes in developing his people in all sectors of the society.”
The statement added that, thousands of party faithful welcomed Ganduje in the local government, as the governor’s campaign train passed through Kwankwaso and Kanwa towns before reaching to the District Head’s residence. He commissioned some projects in the local government.
In his response, Governor Ganduje made it categorically clear that, he was in Madobi to seek for fatherly prayers over his re-election bid, adding that, “We are in our home. Here you are with your children. We came to visit our father and get his blessing.
“We are sure you will give us what we are here for. So when you accept to support my gubernatorial race, we are not surprise, because this is just a case of father and his son,” Ganduje added.