Maku kicks off 2019 guber race

Maku kicks off 2019 guber race
* As Nassarawa workers threaten strike

By Gaaden Puun

Former minister of information, Hon. Labaran Maku may have commenced his campaign
for the 2019 gubernatorial race even before the official time table.

Maku who contested the last Nasarawa state governorship race against incumbent,
governor Umar Tanko Almakura under the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA in 2015,
has opened up a campaign wall on his social media of Facebook weekend.

With the caption: "Let's do it in 2019", the National Secretary of APGA, urged his
supporters to work very hard to ensure his victory this time around.

The former minister of defence under ex President Goodluck Jonathan, presently seems
to be the leading opposition politician in Nasarawa state whose fears is the
beginning of political wisdom to governor Almakura.

Maku on his Facebook wall urged state workers to pay the All Progressive Congress,
APC state government with percentage of their votes equivalent to the ongoing
payment of their salaries.

The journalist turn politician has engaged governor Almakura with intellectual
campaign stuff even as the state government alleged the incitement of it divergent
work force  against Almakura's regime.

Meanwhile, the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union
Congress, TUC have handed the APC control state government a two week ultimatum to
offset all their outstanding wages or face a total grounding of operations.
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