El-Rufai
Uba Sani and Governor El-Rufai

The political adviser of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, Uba Sani, has been cleared for the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Kaduna central senatorial district.

The list on which was signed by the National Chairman of the APC Adams Oshiomhole had names of other aspirants from the North-west geopolitical zone.

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Among the names are Suleiman Kwari, Barnabas Bala, Shamsudeen Giwa, Shehu Sani, Usman Ibrahim Abba Ibrahim, Aliyu Lawal,Muhammed Saleh and Zagi Caleb.

The national working committee (NWC) of the APC had earlier disqualified el-Rufai’s candidate.

On Wednesday, El-Rufai and Rotimi Akeredolu, his Ondo state counterpart, met with met with President Muhammadu at the presidential villa in Abuja to protest the disqualification of their preferred candidates.