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Over 20,000 PDP Members Defect to APC in Kebbi – Says Mu’azu Dakingari

Over 20,000 PDP members decamped to APC party in Kebbi state, ahead of local government polls.


Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Libya, and two time DG campaign for the erstwhile PDP governor of Kebbi state Mal  Argungun on his remark while formally decamping from the PDP to the APC in Birnin Kebbi  said, ‘APC is the only party in Nigeria with sincerity of purpose’.

​​Ambassador Isah Mohammed who served as Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources said, truth has prevailed following the massive victory recorded by the APC in 2015 General election which brought president Muhammadu Buhari to power and most of Nigerians Governor, who contested on the platform of the party.

​Ambassador Isah Muhammad who was the Director-General campaign organization of former PDP Governor, Saidu Usman Nasamu Dakingari and PDP Gubernatorial Candidate in the 2015 General Bello S. Yaki, remarked in Hausa “Gaskiya ke buge kowa” which means, the truth will always prevail.

Another decampee former PDP Chairman of Kebbi State, Alhaji Bello Doya Zuru said that, the APC is the true reflection of democracy which has extended hands of friendship to all and sundry.

Alhaji Bello Doya said he decided to decamp to the APC because power comes from God and that God in his infinite wisdom has given APC incumbency, which made its obligatory on all Nigerians to join hands with its leadership to develop the country.

Welcoming the decampees Kebbi State APC chairman Alh. Barrister Attahiru Maccido guaranteed that both the new comes and all the members of the APC were now one big family with equality.

In his remarks, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu welcomed the PDP decampees to the APC and said he was delighted that the people of Kebbi State have now converged in the APC as the only benefiting entity with divideds of democracy.

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu said all the new members would be treated equally with other members of the APC without discrimination.

The Governor said his ambition was to see Kebbi State becoming a role model for others to emulate.

He gave the assurance that, he would continue to lead to perform with aimed at serving the people.

Senator Atiku Bagudu added that, he would leave a good legacy, for coming future generation by executing projects to uplift the living standard of the people.

The Governor particularly spoke about agriculture, saying that with determination and commitment Kebbi State could export rice, to other countries of the world.

Among the decampees of the PDP were former Special Adviser and Assistant, led by Malami Abdulkadir, former chairmen and Sole Administrators of Local Governments led by former chairman of Shanga, Alhaji Shedu Natsoffi, former Sole Administrators of Area Development led by Alhaji Dahiru Nayaya Ambursa, former councilors of Local Governments led by Dansala Gulumbe as well as traders and contractors led by Abubakar Sauki Zuru.

Others were youth led by Hassan Namaroko, Members of NAGAYAFO who have now joined Atiku Youth Vanguard led by Bashir Yariman Mera, former Secretary to the Government Alhaji Nura Usman Kangiwa former, Women Groups led by Hajiya Yar Sarki while former NOA Director in the State and former Senior Special Adviser, Alhaji Mohammadu Musa Argungu (Tambarin Kabi) also spokes at the occasion to expressed his endorsement of the decamping members from PDP to APC.

Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari
Chief Press Secretary
June 4th 2017

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