A former Governor of Kaduna State and former Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, have declared his intention to run for president come 2019 general election.
Makarfi made this disclosure in Kaduna on Sunday explaining that he had consulted widely and arrived at the conclusion that the time had come for him to contest for the number seat of power in the country..
He said restructuring the country, tackling insecurity, fighting corruption with due process and rule of law, improving the economy, reuniting the nation are top among what his administration will do for the country.
Speaking on the chances of his party producing Nigeria’s next president, Makarfi said, the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is an advantage for his party to emerge victorious in the election.
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