The embattled Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has picked the Sokoto State Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, as his running mate ahead of the governorship election in the state come 2015.
Tambuwal is contesting the governorship position on the platform of APC. The acting Chirman of the party in the state, Alhaji Usman Danmadami-Isa, made this known in a statement this Wednesday in Sokoto.
The commissioner, Aliyu, was picked after some due consultations with Tambuwal and other stakeholders of the party in Sokoto.
While urging all members of the party to work assiduously to ensure total success in the 2015 general elections, the party also prayed for peace and harmony to reign in the state and country before, during and after the elections.