Presidency 2019: Kwankwaso Holds Very Crucial Meeting With PDP Leaders (Photos)
Ahead of the 2019 election for the position of president, former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Thursday evening met former governor of Oyo state, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja and other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The meeting held in Oyo State over Kwankwaso’s presidential ambition in 2019.
The meeting, which was held at Ladoja’s Ondo street, Bodija Ibadan residence, also had in attendance, some of the chieftains of the party among whom were one of the governorship aspirants of the party, Barrister Sarafadeen Abiodun Alli and a member of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Olusegun Olaleye.
According to Daily Post, the visit was an avenue for Kwankwaso to inform Ladoja and other stalwarts of the party of his intention to contest the presidential election under the platform of the newly-formed coalition of united political parties, CUPP, spearheaded by PDP and over 30 political parties on Monday in Abuja.
Ladoja was among chieftains of the PDP who joined forces with other political parties to form the alliance to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, during which they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to produce a sole candidate to tackle Buhari in the presidential election next year.
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Recall that the former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso recently stayed away from the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
The former governor instead opted to hold a closed meeting with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at his Asokoro, Abuja residence.
The former Kano state Governor who is a delegate to the convention b6 virtue of being a former Governor and a serving Senator was one of those whose absence at the convention was quite noticeable.
He has been having a running battle with his former Deputy and current governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Kwankwaso who arrived Atiku’s residence at about 8.30 pm may have discuss issues relating to 2019 presidential race and his possible defection back to the PDP.