Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, the Gombe state Governor, has declared his intention to run for the office of the president come 2019.
Governor Dankwambo who made his intention known on Saturday, August 4, 2018, also said that he would be running for the office of the president under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
After wide consultations with party members & Nigerians of diverse backgrounds! I, Dr Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo will be running for office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under the platform of our great party, the People’s Democratic Party. #GoingBeyondPromises pic.twitter.com/FSshd6NRet
— Governor Dankwambo (@HEDankwambo) August 4, 2018
The Governor who took to his twitter handle to announce his ambition also said that he decided to run for the presidency after wide consultations with party members and with Nigerians of diverse backgrounds.
The Governor announced his intention with a massive banner showing himself being mounted in the state. According to him, “After wide consultations with party members and Nigerians of diverse backgrounds!
I, Dr Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo will be running for office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under the platform of our great party, the People’s Democratic Party.”
Earlier, Governor Dankwambo, while giving reasons for pursuing his presidential ambition under the PDP also said that although many people tried to discourage him against pursuing his ambition in the PDP, that he, however, has survived whatever were the reasons his dissuaders had given him, saying with the support of his people, he is victorious.
According to him, “Most people told us in 2015 that it was suicidal to stay in PDP because of the wind of change in the North. For those of us in the North East, they said we will not survive the hurricane, but with the support of our people, we did.”
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