Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, who recently defected from APC to PDP, says he is under pressure to run for president in 2019. Tambuwal stated this while addressing different associations of students and youths as well as resident communities who paid him a solidarity visit yesterday August 15th.
“I have been receiving advices and encouragement from our leaders, peoples across the country and even from abroad to contest for presidency and this pressure is being mounting It Is not my making but the quantum of pressure from every where because of leadership gap in the country.” he said
He said he would make his position public on the matter “in days to come”.
Senate president Bukola Saraki who also defected to PDP few weeks ago, has also announced his intentions to run for president in 2019. The PDP presidential primaries will hold on October 7.