Monday, December 21

370,000 people defect from PDP to APC in Jigawa

About 370,000 members of People's Democratic Party, PDP in Jigawa state have joined the All Progressives Congress, APC. The National Chairman of APC and eight governors on the party’s platform, received the defectors in Dutse yesterday December 20, amid jubilation. Governors present at the occasion were Alhaji Bindo Jibrila, Adamwa, Alhaji Abubakar Bello of Niger, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, and Alhaji Bello Masari of Katsina.

Receiving defectors, the National Chairman of APC, Chief John Oyegun, said the calibre of the defectors was an indication that APC was on the right track. Oyegun said that anyone who truly loved Nigeria and believed in the leadership of President Muhammad Buhari to lead the country to path of greatness are always welcome to the party.

He commended Gov. Muhammad Badaru for his good leadership in the state which he said led to the harvest of former PDP chieftains in the state.

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