- The camp of the APC in Jigawa has increased with one more prominent figure, Ali Saad Birnin Kudu, a former governor of the state
- Birnin Kudu revealed that he left the PDP for the APC because of the sense of direction and stability in the ruling party
- Moreover, Birnin Kudu said that he joined the APC in order to boost its chances of victory in the 2019 general elections
A former governor of Jigawa state, Ali Saad Birnin Kudu, has joined the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has officially registered at polling unit of the party, The Independent reports.
Kudu, in a speech to his supporters stated that his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC was due to the ruling party’s good structure, leadership and commitment in giving Nigerians direction and stability in governance.
The former governor said: “I decided to join the APC for me to identify with people of proven integrity in my new party, those who will say no to politics of hatred, nor politics of racial discrimination and baseless sentiments, nor people with loose vision of impunity, and self-centred attitudes for a way forward."
PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Spend less on the Internet!
Speaking further, he stated that his defection to the ruling party was not for material gain, but to help in contributing to the common good of the people, Nigeria, and the APC especially for its victory in the 2019 polls.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the head of the forum of the APC chapter chairmen, Joseph Ama, led over 20,000 former members of the party to join the PDP in Akwa Ibom on Monday, December 10.
Ama alongside other former APC chapter chairmen throughout the 31 local government areas of the state revealed that they dumped the APC in reaction to the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio to the APC.
NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng. We have updated to serve you better.
News Nigeria Today: Will Senators, Lawmakers’ Defection from APC Change Power in 2019? | Legit TV