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Gombe: 39 political parties, 15 governorship candidates endorse Nafada




Ahead of the Saturday governorship election, Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), consisting 39 political parties and 15 governorship candidates, have endorsed PDP’s Bayero Nafada as their  candidate in Gombe.

The coalition, in a statement signed by Messrs Mohammed Adamu and Sunday Paris, Chairman and Secretary of  CUPP in the state, said that the endorsement was done after a critical assessment of the PDP government’s achievements in Gombe.

The statement, which was made available to newsmen on Thursday in Gombe, particularly commended the strides in the educational, health and agricultural sectors, and urged voters to vote for continuity so as to enjoy more dividends of democracy.

“We are endorsing our candidate based on credibility; we want to consolidate on the gains of the present administration,” the statement said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NNN ), recalls that 19 political parties endorsed the APC candidate, Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya, on Wednesday.