Former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has picked up the Peoples Democratic Party’s Expression of Interest form to contest for the governorship election in Adamawa State which has been slated for the 11th of October, 2014.
Ribadu who was the presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in 2011 and was recently a member of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). The form which costs N11m was picked up by Alhaji Ahmidu Mahmoud who is a political associate of Ribadu.
“I’m here on behalf of Ribadu to purchase the nomination form in order to enable him contest the governorship primary in Adamwa State.
“We have commenced the process of getting waiver. The waiver clause in the party’s constitution was not inserted because of him.
“He is expected to enjoy the waiver. We have applied for the waiver and we expect that he would get it.” Mahmoud said.