Sole candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the forthcoming Chairmanship race in Mangu LGA, Chief Ayuba Gufwan says his nomination to fly the party's flag was based on sportsmanship and understanding.

Speaking at the state PDP Secretariat while submitting his nomination form, Burki as Gufwan is fondly called, said all the candidates initially vying for the Chairmanship post were qualified.

The peace and understanding gradually returning to the party sequel to the lessons of the 2015 polls coupled with the understanding of his fellow contestants gave him the mandate to stand for the party in the February 2018 LG polls.

He therefore appreciated his fellow aspirants and stakeholders of the party for considering him fit for the race.

The renowned philanthropist and rights activist equally lauded the party for waving his nomination fee.

Meanwhile, Chief Gufwan, the Chief Executive Officer, Beautiful Gate Handicap Foundation, a nongovernmental organization concerned with the plights of the physically challenged in Nigeria says his core interest in politics is to redefine the concept of self-help amongst communities for enhanced socioeconomic development.

Details of this shortly