Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has been declared the presidential candidate of Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
The Chairman, PPN’s Presidential Primary Elections Committee, Hon Dare Adekolu, announced this in Ado Ekiti on Sunday.
He said Al-Mustapha polled 3,564,262 votes to beat other presidential aspirants – Dr Imuetinyan Igbinnosa who had 2,183,856 votes and Chief Isiaka Olorunnimbe, who garnered 1,400,755 votes.
Al-Mustapha was a former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha.
Hon. Adekolu, who collated election results from the 36 states and the FCT at the PPN Presidential Primaries/2018 National Convention which held in Ado Ekiti, declared Al-Mustapha as the party’s presidential candidate.
Adekolu, who is also the Ekiti State Chairman of PPN, urged members and Nigerians to support and vote for the party’s flagbearer.
In his address, PPN National Chairman, Hon Razak Eyiowuawi, expressed confidence that with the party’s flagbearer, the road was clear for PPN to win the 2019 presidential election.
He described the party as the country’s life-wire as its emphasized on agriculture development.