The recent revelation by the Chief Executive of Nasarawa State Umaru Tanko Al-Makura that he has no anointed governorship Candidate as his successor come 2019 election was coming at the that vast of the aspirants are aligning themselves as acolytes to the governor.
The governor said that he would not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019. He stated this when Permanent Secretaries and Chairmen of the 13 Local Government Areas paid him a Sallah homage in Lafia.
The state governor opined the State needs someone that would maintain the existing legacies, I will be very, very careful in doing so and I will do so without any sentiment.
“So, all those contesting would be scrutinized to make sure we have the best that would continue to work towards maintaining peace and progress in the state,” he added.
It would be recalled that over 10 governorship aspirants are in the 2019 governorship election under the auspice of the ruling All Progressives Congress.