Don’t drag my wives into politics, they are not politicians –- Shekarau

KANO State governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has disassociated himself and his family from calls by a certain group that one of his wives should contest a Senatorial seat in 2011.

My wives are not politicians and have no desire to contest for any political position, Shekarau stated

According to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Malam Sule Ya’u Sule, the governor stated that there is no iota of truth in the purported insinuation that governor Shekarau wives wanted to contest a senatorial seat in the state.

His words’ “we are in possession of posters urging one of the wives of His Excellency to contest for a senatorial seat.

According to Malam Sule, this is baseless because the governor’s wives are housewives and do not intend to take part in partisan politics.”

He further disclosed that the posters were printed without the knowledge of either the governor or his wife.

He however the governor’s media aide however declined to mention the name of the group sponsoring the posters.

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