Umar: Ex-Banker, Seasoned Administrator Steps Forward to Govern Sokoto


Onuminya Innocent writes that the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for Sokoto State, Saidu Umar, is taking bold moves to win the hearts of eligible voters in the state ahead of the March 2023 gubernatorial poll

Watching Mallam Saidu Umar campaigning for the governorship of Sokoto State, reading his lips, and listening to people around him, one thing is easily deducible: an uncommon determination and passion to expand the frontiers of democracy and its dividends to everyone in the Seat of the Caliphate. 

A man steeped in the philosophy of integrity, truth, and justice, the governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says he is in politics to create a new kind of orientation anchored on honour and fairness to all, irrespective of social class. 

“I am convinced that we all, young and old, poor and rich, educated and uneducated, are in this boat together,” he says. 

Umar adds that together with his running mate, Sagir Bafarawa, a former…

Source: Thisday Newspaper