When he was asked in November 2017, if he was considering contesting the 2019 presidential election, the former Kaduna State Governor has these to say “At the moment, I have no reason to consider that, especially with all the troubles in my head. My priority is to go to the convention and ensure the process is free and fair and ensure we wrap it up as a family.”
The coast is now clear for the two term Senator and immediate past caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has he finally made his intention of running for the number one position in the oncoming 20 19 general election.
In a press briefing he held in Kaduna today, the Senator told the press that his decision was informed after a wide consultation. “after wide consultations with party men and women as well as other major stakeholders, I had decided to seek the party’s nomination to contest the poll” he revealed.
According to Makarfi, he is now ready to pick the PDP nomination form ahead of the 2019 presidential election and will in cause throw more light on his decision.