October 4, 2022

As the race for the 2023 general elections gathers momentum, children of some governors and former governors have declared to run for various political.

Notable ones are:
1. Lamido’s son eyes Jigawa governorship
In Jigawa State, son of a former governor of the state and stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sule Lamido, is pushing to occupy the governorship seat.

Mustapha Sule Lamido has already picked a governorship nomination form to enable him pursue his ambition on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2. The Sokoto State Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Sagir Bafarawa recently declared his intention to vie for the governorship ticket of the PDP.

The commissioner, who is a son of a former governor of Sokoto, Attahiru Bafarawa, announced this at a meeting with members of the PDP executive committee in the state.

3. Son of a former Bauchi governor, Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu , has indicated interest to contest the 2023 governorship election on the PDP platform.

Ahmed Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu Jnr, who bears same name as his father, has already purchased the PDP nomination form. And he has started establishing his campaign structure.

4. Pam Jonah Jang, son of ex-Plateau governor, Jonah Jang, has joined the list of politicians contesting in the Jos South/Jos East federal constituency election in 2023.

He was presented with the nomination form purchased from the PDP by a committee of friends.

5. Bello, son of the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has joined the race to become a member of the House of Representatives in 2023.

Bello’s campaign posters on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) surfaced online recently.


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