The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has said the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, running for presidency is a “good omen” for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Njenje Media Bews reports.
Ganduje stated this during an interview with Channels Television on Monday.
When asked if the growing popularity of Obi may cause problems for the APC, the Kano governor said: “The effect of the emergence of Labour Party with Peter Obi, I think it is a good omen for the APC because our major contender is the PDP.
“If you look at it, what is our political investment in the South-east?
“The votes we got from Nassarawa LGA in Kano metropolitan were much higher than the total votes the APC got in the whole five States of the South-east.
“You can see that if there is any problem, politically in the South-east, it is the PDP that will suffer the brunt.”