Nasir Gawuna, the Deputy Governor of Kano, has been designated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as their chosen candidate for the 2023 governorship election.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje presided over a meeting of stakeholders at which the selection of Gawuna was made, according to information obtained
The stakeholders reportedly also agreed that former Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Commissioner Murtala Sule Garo should be Gawuna’s running mate in the upcoming election.
It was said that it took the involvement of party and state elders to convince Garo to step aside in favour of Gawuna.
Garo, who is believed to manage the party organisation at the local government level, was considered the favoured candidate of Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of the governor.