Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, the honorable speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly has declared his intention to run for a seat in the Federal House of Representatives. Shagali would contest for the Sabon-Gari Federal Constituency seat in the house.
Aminu Shagali made his declaration in front of his party members, supporters, well-wishers and political allies. He made his intentions known at the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat in Sabon-Gari. The declaration was attended by the Deputy Speaker, the Deputy Majority Leader, the Chief Whip, and other members of the Kaduna State House of Assembly. Several Sabon-Gari Local Government Officials were also in attendance to show their support for Shagali.
The personal assistant to the Kaduna State Speaker on special duties, Mohammed Sani released a statement to the press. He explained that the Aminu Shagali would provide sound and vibrant representation of the people in the Sabon-Gari Federal constituency if he is given the opportunity. The seat is currently held by Hon. Garba Datti Muhammad from the APC.
Aminu Abdullahi Shagali currently represents the Sabon-Gari constituency in the Kaduna State House of Assembly. He disclosed that his desire to run for a seat in the Federal House of Representatives was a response to the call of his people. He said, “One has to be patient in following his electorates. As the first person from my constituency to serve as the speaker of the Kaduna Assembly, I thought if I contest for a higher position, I will be able to do more for my people.”
“My major interest in life is to always support people and do good for them, this compelled me to accept the call of my electorates when they came to me wanting me to contest, and I pray that whoever will be of great benefit to our people wins and I am not saying that the one on seat now has not done as expected,” Shagali said.