Ezekwesili unveils running mate Ganiyu Galadima

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obi Ezekwesili, has named Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima as her running mate for the 2019 Presidential election.

In a post on her official Twitter handle to announce her decision, she described Galadima as a rugged grassroot fighter who would supplement the things she knew and would teach her how to be a consummate politician.

The 54 year-old Galadima, who is also the national chairman of the ACPN, was a presidential candidate in the 2015 general elections.

Her statement reads:

“Meet the ACPN Vice Presidential Candidate: Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima. A former presidential candidate, he is a community builder & grassroots organiser par excellence, with proven integrity and character over his years in Nigerian politics.

“I have a rugged grassroot fighter as the person who will supplement the things that I know. He will teach me how to be a consummate politician.

“Alhaji Abdulganiyu Galadima is definitely known for the work he has done at the grassroots level. As someone who started a strong career in local government, he is the kind of person I need, for us to lift 80 million people out of poverty.”