PDP LOSES 5000 supporters to APC
No fewer than 5,000 individuals of Kwankwasiya group in Kebbi State have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Kwankwasiyya is the political structure of Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso who represents Kano Central senatorial region inside the National Assembly.
Members of the group had been received via the Deputy Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Samaila Yombe, on the APC Secretariat, Birnin-Kebbi on Tuesday, NAN reviews.
On why the contributors defected to the ruling birthday party, the group’s former State Organising Secretary, Abdullahi Nayalwa, referred to that they took the choice because of the landmark achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Abubakar Bagudu in agriculture and other sectors.
“We have finally dumped PDP and joined APC because APC administration is the only government that can bring change and unity in the country.
“We have gone to the market and the market was not favourable. We decided to return home with over 5,000 of our members and more are coming by God’s grace,” he said.
Receiving the defectors, Yombe commended them for taking the decision to return to the APC and assured them of equal treatment.
The deputy governor, who described their return to the party as timely, also said that they had chosen the right path.