Senator Ahmed Makarfi has finally declared to run in the 2019 presidential election.
This confirms reports going on in the country about the former governor of Kaduna state; Sen Ahmed Makarfi’s intention to contest for the presidency in the forthcoming 2019 election.
The former Governor of Kaduna State and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made the declaration at a press briefing in Kaduna on Sunday.
He said, “After wide consultations with party men and women as well as other major stakeholders, I have decided to seek the party’s nomination to contest the poll.”
Makarfi said he was now ready to pick the PDP nomination form ahead of the 2019 presidential election.
He becomes the second member of the PDP to make his intention public after former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
More details later.