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Sokoto APC Loses 3000 Supporters, 2 Governorship, House of Reps Aspirants to PDP

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Musa Na Allah Sokoto

Sokoto All Progressive Congress (APC) has lost 3000 supporters, 2 governors, and the house of representatives aspirants to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Addressing PDP supporters at Ginginya stadium the venue of the defection event, the leader of the defectors, and a member representing Illela/Gwadabawa Federal Constituency, Dr.  Abdullahi Balarabe Salame said they took a crucial decision at a crucial moment.

Dr.  Salame who was the former governorship aspirant under the platform of the APC withdrew from the contest a few moments before the commencement of the Sokoto primary election which saw the emergence of former Deputy Governor Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto.

“APC in Sokoto State is a one-man Show who plays god not knowing that a tree does not make a forest”. Says Salame.

“APC structures have collapsed and dissolved into the PDP which will ensure the victory of the party with a wide margin comes 2023.

Others who defected along with Salame are members representing Tangaza/ Gudu federal constituency Yusuf Isa Kurdula and former minister of transportation Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman who was also an APC former governorship aspirant.

Also among the decampees is the former Minister of Culture and Tourism, Sen. Bello Jibrin  Gada, former governorship aspirant, Abubakar A Gumbi, and former Chairman Sokoto North local government Abdullahi Hassan.

Receiving the defectors on behalf of the National Chairman of PDP, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu the deputy national chairman of the PDP North Ambassador Umar Damagun said the defectors took a right step in the right direction.

He enjoined them to close rank with other members of the party in the state to ensure the party’s victory in comes 2023 general election.

On his part, the Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said he was highly delighted to receive the defectors into PDP.

The Governor further stated that they have seen the light and decided to follow it saying APC is on life support waiting to die.

“Let me ask you who is the vice-presidential candidate of APC, the answer is no what they have, they called it a place on hold he stated.

“APC is confused and, in a mirage, saying before they will conclude the issue of vice-presidential candidate 2023 election matters might have concluded by Nigerians,” says Tambuwal.

He explained that those who defected to the party would be accorded equal rights with old members.

Tambuwal implored those who have not gotten their permanent voter’s card to do so, to enable them to vote and kick out APC from power in 2023.

Also Speaking, the vice-presidential candidate of PDP and the Governor of Delta State Sen Authur Ifeanyi Okowa commended the defectors for taking an appreciable decision.

He disclosed that the APC evil cup is full and it’s time for them to be voted out by Nigerians.

He stated that PDP believed in one united Nigeria contrary to APC.

“The presidential candidate of APC once said he didn’t believe in one Nigeria but he won’t rule one Nigeria he said.

He further disclosed that in Delta State he believes whether you are Hausa, Yoruba, Ibo, or any tribe, you are free to stay and carry out your legitimate business without discrimination.

He noted that APC’s clueless leadership has destroyed Nigeria.

“Let me ask you if this government has the future of this country at heart, they might have negotiated with ASUU before now,” he added.

He told the teeming supporters that the presidential candidate of PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is competent and experienced saying when given a mandate would turn around the fortune of the country.

He urged the Nigerian youths to be patient that if PDP forms the government in 2023, it will create jobs for them.

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