As 2019 general elections approaches, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP,) Kaduna State Chapter, and its Gubernatorial Candidate, Hon Isah Mohammed Ashiru, has nominated Hon Sunday Marshal Katung as the Running Mate to Rt Hon Isah Ashiru.
In the spirit of fairness, the Party’s Gubernatorial Candidate after due consultations with party leaders and Stakeholders across the State, he finally settled for Hon Sunday Marshall Katung.
This was made known in a statement signed by the State Publicity Secretary, PDP,, Abraham Alberah Catoh, on Wednesday October 17.
“We are calling on all interests groups and individuals to join hands with the leadership of the party and the flag bearers at all levels for a successful outing in the general election come 2019.
“The doors of the party remains opened for suggestions and advises that would bring success to the party,” it stated.
The party said it would continue to engage its members and the public as events unfold.
Hon Sunday Marshal Katung is the current member Representing Zangon Kataf/ Jaba Federal Constituency at the National Assembly
He also served as a Commissioner of Finance, Water Resources during the late Patrick Yakowa and HE Mukhtar Ramalan Yero administrations respectively
Hon Sunday Marshal Katung was nominated based on his experience and exposure in public and private sector Hon Katung is trained Lawyer from University of Lagos with Post-Graduate Diploma from Ahmadu Bello University, ABU,Zaria.
Hon Sunday Katung served as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation from 1989 to 2007.
He attended several courses and seminars at International Law Institute,Washington DC,USA and at the Management School,London
Born in 1st April,1961,Hon Marshal Katung hails from Madakiya, Madakiya District of Bajju Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The nominee is a detribalised Nigerian and has the capacity to embrace a diversified society like ours and a competent partner in progress to an elected Governor.