Muhammed Banbangida and his sister, Halima are fast proving ardent supporters of the gubernatorial ambition of People's Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate in Niger state, Umar Nasko.
The duo have are currently on campaign tours of with the PDP flagbearer.
This is development comes on the heels of Muhammed's inability to wrest the gubernatorial ticket for himself.
Here are the details that confirmed the aspirant has turned supporter of candidate that emerged
The eldest son of General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Mohammed
Babangida, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial
campaign team in Niger State.
Mohammed and his younger sister, Halima Babangida are now part of the
PDP campaign train currently touring the state to get support for the
party in the forthcoming general elections.
They were both at the gubernatorial campaign of Alhaji Umar Mohammed
Nasko at Kampala, in Bosso Local Council of the state on Monday.
This development ended speculations that the former head of state is no more a strong supporter of the PDP.
General Babangida was reported to have said that he and other
generals in the Nigerian Army would support APC presidential candidate,
Muhammadu Buhari in the general election, during Buhari’s campaign visit
to the state.
Mohammed had earlier been named as the Director of Finance in the state PDP gubernatorial campaign committee.
Addressing party supporters in Bosso local council on Monday, Nasko
said youth development and job creation will be the main focus of his
administration if voted into office as governor of the state.
He also promised to provide more social amenities to the people of Bosso.
Also speaking, Governor Mua’zu Babangida Aliyu, who is the PDP
senatorial candidate for Niger East decried the trend where some
politicians use religious and tribal sentiments to deceive the
electorate, saying his administration treated all religious and ethnic
groups in the state equally since it came to office.
According to Aliyu, “Niger State has remained peaceful because of equal opportunities given to everyone in the state.