Worries in PDP as former party chair, aggrieved aspirants defect to APC

Worries in PDP as former party chair, aggrieved aspirants defect to APC

- Worried Peoples Democratic Party said it has moved on from the defection of its Niger state chairman, Abdulrahman Enagi

- Enagi defected with two former governorship aspirants, Ahmed Baka and Engineer Hanafi Sudan, barely a month to the general elections

- Reacting, the party said the defectors are good riddance to bad rubbish

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is worried over the defection of its former Niger state chairman, Abdulrahman Enagi, barely a month to the general elections.

NAN reports that Enagi defected along with two former governorship aspirants, Ahmed Baka and Engineer Hanafi Sudan, and others to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Legit.ng gathers that PDP asked the party supporters to remain focused “and refuse to be distracted by the action of a few people”.

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It described those who defected as moles in the party. PDP’s state chairman, Tanko Beji, said that the party was not moved by the series of defections in the last week, adding that “the defectors are good riddance to bad rubbish.”

Enagi, Baka, Sudan and the PDP state treasurer, Ibrahim Ibeto, and one time president of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and former minister of sports, Alhaji Sani Ndanusa, dumped the party recently.

Reacting, Beji said: “Those that left the party are lone rangers who cannot command 10 supporters in their various wards. The former chairman, the governorship aspirants, treasurer are unpopular Abuja politicians."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that at least 900 members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kaugama local government area of Jigawa, on Monday, November 12, defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The defectors were received by the state’s deputy governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan, who urged them to work for the party’s victory in the 2019 general elections.

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