How Shekarau broke the Kano political jinx
Read Online

How Shekarau broke the Kano political jinx

  • 891 Want to read
  • ·
  • 46 Currently reading

Published by S.R.A. Publications in [Kano] .
Written in English


  • Shekarau, Ibrahim,
  • Governors -- Nigeria -- Kano State,
  • Kano State (Nigeria) -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Saka Raji Audu.
LC ClassificationsDT515.9.K32 A83 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23928243M
LC Control Number2008531478

Download How Shekarau broke the Kano political jinx


  about political hotchpotch and blackmail on KHADIMUL ISLAM, Ganduje, the seventh executive governor of Kano state finally went through the ballot box for his second term and came out unscathed, victorious and like Mal. (Dr) Ibrahim Shekarau, he also broke the so called Kano political jinx. How Shekarau broke the Kano political jinx by Saka Raji Audu (Book) Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau & the dynamics of inter-community relations: the Igbo angle by Ikemuefuna Mgboh (Book). Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso’s defection from the All Progressive Congress, APC to the People’s Democratic Party PDP was not unexpected to many political watchers. Ismail Omipidan After prosecuting five previous governorship and presidential elections together as a team, immediate past Kano State Governor and senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and his estranged former deputy, incumbent governor, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, tested their political strength and hold on Kano politics, for the first time two weeks ago on February [ ].

In , Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau broke a year jinx when he became the first incumbent to be re-elected governor in Kano State. Those who tried it before him failed woefully, even when it was thought they already had a renewed mandate in their pockets. Witness: Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in , and the late Abubakar Rimi before him in Already many political commentators have various views as to why Governor Ibrahim Shekarau might dive into the political terrain to seek for Nigeria's presidency in Some are of the view that as his party ANPP is the biggest opposition party in Nigeria, he may be the party's presidential aspirant so as to enable President Umaru Musa Yar'adua have a smooth coast to victory in Opinion - A lingering point of controversy in Kano was conclusively resolved on Saturday, Ap when voters returned Malam Ibrahim Shekarau for a second term as governor of Nigeria's most. Let me categorically state that, we the majority members of APC in Kano can comfortably sacrifice Shekarau to have Kwankwaso on board, anyday, anytime and.

I read the Saturday Column of Ibrahim Sheme of the Leadership newspaper titled, My Fear for Shekarau published in the August 7, edition of the paper. In. Analysis - Despite numerous gubernatorial candidates that signal their intention to contest for the exalted seat of Kano State Governor, the race to determine the new occupant is still narrowed.   Broke 2nd term jinx After successfully completing his four-year term in office as a governor, Shekarau again took the bull by the horns by recontesting for the gubernatorial slot despite the deep-seated notion being propounded by pundits in Kano that no governor in contemporary in Kano’s political history had even broken the jinx of ruling. Again, when Shekarau expressed his readiness to vie for a second term in , even his political associates didn’t foresee his victory, but against all odds, he broke the jinx after defeating.