A previous Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,chairman in Sokoto State, Abubakar Shehu Tambuwal, has driven around 10,000 supporters to defect to the All Progressives Congress in Tambuwal Local Government Area of the state.
Addressing to a crowd of supporters on Sunday, Shehu Tambuwal said they settled on the choice uninhibitedly in view of their worry to partake in legislative issues that would encourage great advancement.
He said they were persuaded to join the party as a result of the suitable strategies and activities of the APC-drove government, focusing on that authority and majority rules system ought to be tied in with improving foundation and guaranteeing improvement for the general population.
Shehu-Tambuwal is additionally a previous Commissioner for Education in the state.
Chairman of APC section in Tambuwal Local Government Area, Umar Maitafsir, said no less than 10,000 individuals from Yabo, Kebbi, Tureta, Dange/Shuni, Bodinga and Shagari nearby government territories had likewise decamp from the PDP to the APC.
Maitafsir portrayed the deserting as “a milestone in the political history of Sokoto South senatorial locale,” ascribing the move to Shehu-Tambuwal’s validity and political commitment in the zone and additionally in the state.
Talking while at the same time introducing the APC enrollment card to every one of the new individuals, the administrator of the state part of the APC, Sadiq Achida, guaranteed the turncoats of a level-playing ground.
Achida said President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC-driven government would keep on addressing the difficulties being looked by Nigerians through different ventures and approaches and encouraged the general population to help the gathering to prevail at all levels