- Some women in Kaduna have vowed not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku
- They claimed they would mobilise and cast their votes for any credible female candidate irrespective of the party
- The forum said it has reached out to other Nigerians on the need to change the current male-dominated politics in the country
Women Network Consultative Forum (WNCF), a group in Kaduna has declared that its members would not vote for President Muhammadu Buhari, former vice-president Atiku Abubakar or any candidate that emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the coming 2019 presidential election.
The women on Tuesday, September 4, said they would mobilise and cast their votes for any credible female candidate irrespective of the party in the 2019.
Zulai Shehu Bello, national president of the forum, said this at the sidelines of a one-day sensitisation programme for women ahead of the 2019 elections on their decision.
The programme with the theme, ‘For a better Nigeria, vote women,’ was organised by the National Democratic Institute, Punch reports.
The news outlet reports further she insisted that women were natural leaders and come 2019 presidential election, they would mobilise and work for any credible female presidential candidate that would emerge ahead of the presidential election.
“If we have a credible female woman vying for president, we will vote for the woman and not Buhari or Atiku,” she said.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Senator David Mark, a former president of the Nigerian Senate, joined other aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the race for the 2019 presidential election as he is set to get the party’s expression of interest form.
James Oche, the co-coordinator of Door2Door, a support platform for Mark, confirmed the development on Monday, September 3.
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