The All Progressives Congress (APC), has again netted no fewer than 4320 members from the troubled waters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kware Local Government of Sokoto State.
The defectors who were drawn from the various wards of the local government announced their defection on Wednesday in Kware town, headquarters of Kware Local Government, during the Zonal flag off of the party’s campaigns for the forthcoming general elections, for the Sokoto North Senatorial District.
Prominent among the decampeees were the former Organising Secretary of the PDP In the area, Alhaji Abubakar Dan-Soro, Alhaji Shehu Kalalawa, Alhaji Hamza Kalalawa and the Secretary of the Vigilante Group, Alhaji Umar Sa’Idu, among others.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Senator Aliyu Wamakko, Zone BashirMani, Dan Masanin Mani and issued to newsmen in Sokoto.
Speaking on behalf of the defectors, Alhaji Dan-Soro, said they left their former party due to its dismal performance in the last four years, as well as the fairness and justice in the APC.
The Chairman of the State Campaign Council Chairman, Alhaji Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi, who is also the incumbent Council Chairman of the National Commission for Colleges of Education, promised to be fair and just to the new entrants.
Dingyadi also urged them to work assiduously to ensure the success of the APC Candidates, at all levels, during the forthcoming general polls.
The leader of the party in the state, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, who is also the Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, vowed the party was fully committed to the welfare of the Nigerian masses, as well as the sustainable peace, unity and socioeconomic prosperity of Nigeria.
Senator Wamakko further noted that a vote for the APC was a vote for continuity in the provision of tangible democratic dividends, In all aspects of human lives.
The Party’s Gubernatorial Candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, who is the immediate past Deputy Governor, said,” All those who are not currently in the APC train should be condoled.
“However, the doors of our Father, Baba Alu and those of the APC are still wide open and they would not be shut against anybody willing to join the winning train before it is too late.”
The Chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, challenged the PDP- led state government to reel out its achievements in the last four years, ” if it has any.”
The historic event was witnessed by the former Governor of the state, Mallam Yahaya Abdulkarim, former Deputy Governor in the state and APC Board of Trustees member, Alhaji Chiso Dattijo Abdullahi and Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Morocco, Ambassador Abubakar Shehu Wurno, among another top notcher of the party in the state.
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