Ahead of the 2015 general elections and the campaigns that are gradually taking their full fledge, the Niger state Governor, Babangida Aliyu, on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 said that the authorities will announce the endorsed gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general elections within next week.
This was made known by the governor in Minna during a Sallah homage visit at his residence by the PDP stakeholders from zone B area of Niger state.
He revealed that about eight persons had formally revealed their intentions of running for the governorship seat in the 2015 elections.
He promised to advise each of the aspirants on the issues of governance, bearing in mind that one person would emerge as the flag bearer in the end.
Furthermore, the governor assured members of the party that his administration would maintain the zoning arrangement put in place by the PDP which had been a success in their state.
According to him, the policy would be maintained without any alterations and he also prayed to God that the best person for the seat should win the election.
“The time has come to tell the home truth without hiding anything any longer. We will plead with the PDP members we have offended in the course of our governance but will not condone the anti-party activities of some members,’’ he said.