- A lot is happening in the camp of the ruling All Progressives Congress, a few months before the 2023 general elections
- This time around, about two thousand members of the ruling party defected to the opposition party, the PDP in Yobe state
- This development however might threaten the chances of the party's success in the forthcoming general elections as they are still trying to convince Nigerians in order to retain power in 2023
On Wednesday, October 12, no fewer than thousand 2,000 All Progressives Congress (APC) Supporters dump the All Progressive Congress and Join PDP in Yobe state.
According to them, they can never continue supporting the ruling APC despite the failures and fake promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari/Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state and the party.
The defectors vow to work for Atiku
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Atiku, Ayu, Okowa, PDP governors meet in northern state as 25,000 members dump APC, other parties
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, October 5, met with some governors and prominent stakeholders from the northeast geo-political zone.
Legit.ng gathers that the meeting, which was held at the Multi-Purpose hall in Bauchi, had the following PDP stakeholders in attendance:
Interestingly, Atiku received 25,000 defectors from various political parties across the state at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi.
2023 presidency: Atiku pulling mammoth crowd in Bauchi, Proof Nigerians want mim, says media aide Eta Uso
Meanwhile, a video shared on Twitter by one of Atiku's media aides, Eta Uso, shows a lot of people cheering the former vice president and running to get a glimpse of him as he stormed Bauchi.
On his Twitter page, Uso wrote:
"Ah! Bauchi is going crazy for H.E Atiku. It’s so real. It’s so beautiful to see."
According to Atiku's media aide, the fact that the PDP's presidential candidate can pull so much crowd proves that Nigerians want him as the next president.