Former Senator Shehu Sani, lost in the race to win the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket for Kaduna State.
The former senator thanked his voters.
In a tweet on his verified Twitter handle, Sani wrote on Thursday, “The Kaduna PDP Governorship primaries has been concluded. I lost and Honourable Isah Ashiru won.
“I wish to congratulate him. Two Delegates voted for me without giving them a dime; unfortunately, I don’t know who they are, so that I can appreciate these clean votes. We look forward.”
The Kaduna PDP Governorship primaries has been concluded.I lost and Honourable Isah Ashiru won.I wish to congratulate him.Two Delegates voted for me without giving them a dime;unfortunately,I don’t know who they are,so that I can appreciate these clean votes.We look forward.— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) May 26, 2022
The winner, Ashiru, is a former member of the House of Representatives.
Sani had vowed not to pay delegates to vote for him.
In a Facebook post, Sani had said, “No one should pay any delegate on my behalf.
“I don’t believe in the political ritual of paying to be elected. That is inconsistent with my ideological and moral beliefs.
“I welcome the votes of delegates who will vote for me based on the principles I stand for and my agenda for the good people of Kaduna State.
“We can’t build and develop our country and free our people from the bondage of slavery through a corrupt political process and system we have unconscionably embraced…