Hon.Muktar Backs Direct Primaries

Hon.Muktar Backs Direct Primaries

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By Bashir Bello

The member representing Kaduna South Federal Constituency, Hon. Mukhtar Ahmed has thrown his weight behind the adoption of direct primaries by the Natioal Assembly despite the opposition by state governors.

Hon. was speaking to Journalists while welcoming thirteen council from Kaduna South Local Government Area who came on a working visit to the National Assembly on Monday, 22 November 2021.

He said,
“My take is that I want direct primaries because it is like taking democracy to the grassroots and allowing people to decide who the want”.

He further added that
“Democracy Is about involvement and choosing people who should represent us should be done by not only only party members by all have interest .

Hon while welcoming the 13 Local Government councilors said the main purpose of the visit was for the law makers at the local government wards to learn the rudiments of lawmaking so that they can make use the knowledge learnt