By Lawal Gwanda: The Jigawa State chapter of the Labour Party, LP has collapsed it structure into the All Progressives Congress, APC. The leadership and candidate contesting under the party have decamped to the rulong party.
The gubernatorial candidates of the Labour Party in Jigawa State, Tsoho Garba confirmed this after meeting with the APC stakeholders in Dutse, the state capital, Saturday
Tsoho said the state LP chairman and virtually all other party executives across the 27 local government areas of the state had joined the mass exodus to APC.
The decision to drop their candidature and their party for APC was in appreciation if the giant strides of Governor Badaru Abubakar in the state.
” People requested for us to contest under Labour Larty, but in the cause of our campaign tour across the state we all got to know how APC government transformed the state through projects and programs that have direct bearing on the common man”
” If we are contesting to seek the progress of our state, it is no doubt what Jigawa needs is continuity and the best thing is to allow APC to continue driving the force in order not to deviate from the main track.
“So from today, all of us and our political allies have joined the APC and we vow to work for its success at the national and state levels in the coming general election”
Governor Badaru Abubakar while receiving the decampees applauded their commitment towards the development of the state and promised to accord them every right enjoyed by the old members of the party.