By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
The Mega Party of Nigeria has elected Hamisu Santuraki, as its presidential candidate for the 2019 General Elections.
Santuraki, who is also the Chairman of Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN), emerged after defeating three other aspirants at its primary election held yesterday in Abuja.
A National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Baba Shetima Arfor and the deputy director, Party Monitoring of INEC Musa Husnu monitored the process.
The Chairman, MPN presidential primaries committee, Otunba Leke Adekoya, said Santuraki polled 2,239 of the 2,250 delegates’ votes to emerged winner.
In his acceptance speech, the presidential flag bearer of MPN said his emergence is an overwhelming challenge and a big burden.
“I am normally restless when I am trusted. I work very hard in trying to justify trust. I think what makes today extraordinary is the selfless allegiance of our party members.
“I kindly like all of us to reflect on the challenges that we are facing in our great country. My team and I shall convey relief.
“This is our day. Our day for being together with the zeal for rebranding Nigeria and Nigerians for service and progress,” he said.