- Mahmoud Maijama'a Ajiya, the APC governorship aspirant in Bauchi state, has been rejected by his supporters for joining the PDP
- The supporters, who were led by Garba Musa Kore, said they took the resolution in the interest of Bauchi state
- According to Kore, the supporters included members of the state house of assembly and former commissioners in the state
Bauchi, Bauchi - The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Bauchi state, Mahmoud Maijama'a Ajiya, who recently decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been rejected by his supporters.
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Kore said this at a press conference held at the national union of journalists (NUJ) secretariat in Bauchi on Wednesday, November 16.
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He added that the decision was taken at a meeting held at the residence of Honorable Hussaini Umar (Majikiran Bauchi) on Sunday, November 13 in Bauchi.
His statement reads in part:
“Our stand emanated from a meeting we held yesterday, 13th November, 2022 at the residence of Hon. Hussaini Umar (Majikiran Bauchi).
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According to Kore, the decision of the committee remained resolute in the interest of the people of the state.
The committee constituted members of the state house of assembly and former commissioners.
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