By Lawal Gwanda: The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP suffered a serious setback in Katsina State just two days to gubernatorial and House of Assembly rlections, as over 10,000 defected to the All Progressives Congress.
Similarly, defectors from other four political parties that include NNPP, PRP, LP and ADC have also received by the APC.
The Director General Katsina State APC Campaign Council Arch Ahmed Musa Dangiwa revealed this at a News briefing on Tuesday in Katsina.
According to the DG, prominent among defectors from PDP who were received by the State Governor alongside State Chairman of the APC, and other APC officials at Government House include Sarkin Aiki Alhaji Idi Kwado, former Chairman Kaita LGA and Special Adviser to former state Governor Ibrahim Shema Hon Lawal Ibrahim Dankaba and former PDP National Vice Chairman North West Hon Bishir Tanimu Dutsinma
Others are one-time Commissioner in Shema administration Jamilu Mamman Abubakar Danmusa, member PDP Elders Committee and former PDP Senatorial aspirant Hajia Gimbiya Aisha Isa Katsina, former VC Katsina LGA A/Wahab Sani Store and former Chairman Zango LGA Tijjani Awwalu Mabo among others
Decampees from other parties according to Dangiwa include the State Deputy Governorship Candidate of the NNPP, PRP Chairmen of the 34 LGAs, LP, ADC and ZLP Governorship Candidates
Arch Ahmed Musa Dangiwa therefore expressed confidence that the APC is becoming stronger than expected and hope that the glitters of the Party’s success would by the grace of God become a reality on Saturday.
Commissioner of Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs Hon Ya’u Umar and his counterpart of Water Resources
Hon Musa Adamu Funtua, Directors and Members of the Media and Publicity Committee of the Presidential Campaign Council witnessed the event.