By Muhammad Bello/Hauwa Gold/Sokoto
In a serious blow to the second time period ambition of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, 50,000 members of his Peoples Democratic Get together have switched allegiance to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the defectors had been acquired by Sen. Aliyu Wammako, the APC strongman and Tambuwal’s former godfather.
Among the many defectors had been former Particular Advisers to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, former native authorities Chairmen and former State Home of Meeting members, in addition to many different officers of PDP within the state.
Sen. Wammako, welcomed the brand new entrants into the Get together and guaranteed them of equal therapy with all the prevailing members of APC within the state.
Wammako additional mentioned that many extra members of the PDP had already joined the APC and promised to unveil them quickly.
He warned the Tambuwal authorities towards intimidating the employees who’ve pitched their loyalty with the APC.
“No quantity of intimidation would deter the folks of the state from massively loving and supporting APC and all its candidates, in any respect ranges.
“Furthermore, in a matter of weeks , the APC will take over the state, whereas President Muhammadu Buhari, together with all of the social gathering’s candidates, in any respect ranges , can be massively voted by Nigerians,” he mentioned.
Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, the APC governorship candidate and Tambuwal’s former deputy mentioned, “all of the PDP members who initially went astray have now come again to the fitting social gathering.”
He congratulated them for becoming a member of the APC and guaranteed them of equal therapy. He promised to emulate Sen. Wammako’s management qualities, when ultimately elected.
The Director -Basic of the State APC Marketing campaign Council , Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman, who was a former Minister of Transport counseled Wammako for offering credible and worthy management to the social gathering and its members within the state.
Spokespersons of the defectors, Abubakar Dantama, former Chairman of Silame Native Authorities and Murtala Hassan, former state Meeting member mentioned that they joined APC, as a result of the social gathering stands for justice and equity.
Additionally they promised to assiduously work to make sure the success of the social gathering’s candidates, in any respect ranges within the common elections. (NAN)