Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state stated the state is locked down for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.
Whereas that includes as a visitor on “Journalists Hangout” a present affairs programme on TVC, on Wednesday, Mr Masari dismissed the candidate of the Labour Occasion (LP), Peter Obi, as an unknown amount and stated Mr Tinubu would sweep the state within the February 2023 election.
“I don’t know Obi. What number of Katsina individuals know Obi? I”, he stated concerning the prospects of the previous Anambra governor.
“Who is healthier than Tinubu? We’re speaking of a presidential candidate of Nigeria that cuts via all obstacles—tribal, regional and faith, identify it.”
Requested if the Katsina individuals had purchased into the Tinubu venture, Governor Masari stated: “Tinubu would be the subsequent president Insha Allah. Katsina individuals have purchased into it. The individuals know his position in 2015 when President Buhari was elected into workplace. They know his position in 2019 when Buhari was re-elected. We the individuals of Katsina aren’t ingrates”, Mr Masari added
Requested if Abubakar Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) will upset Mr Tinubu within the state, the governor stated: “Atiku is a formidable power, however Tinubu is a larger power. Atiku is a veteran of election contests and a veteran loser. He’ll lose once more.”
In line with an announcement launched on Thursday by the Media and Publicity Directorate of the APC Presidential Marketing campaign, Mr Masari stated the issues of insecurity affecting some sections of the state wouldn’t have an effect on the result of the 2023 election.
“APC remains to be the celebration to beat. Insecurity will not be solely a Nigerian drawback. Niger will not be safe. Mali will not be safe, Central Africa will not be safe. There’s a world insecurity drawback”, he defined.