- A big win for the PDP as Alhaji Mahmoud Maijama’a, an APC governorship aspirant in Bauchi state, defected to the party alongside his supporters
- Maijama’a was officially welcomed into the PDP when Governor Bala Mohammed hosted him at the Government House in Bauchi
- The former APC chieftain promised to work for the success of his new party, the PDP, in the forthcoming 2023 general election
Bauchi state - Alhaji Mahmoud Maijama’a, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Bauchi state, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 general election.
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Legit.ng gathers that the former APC guber aspirant was received into the PDP by Governor Mohammed at the Government House in Bauchi.
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Receiving Maijama’a, Governor Mohammed said the PDP remains Africa’s largest political party that always supports Nigerians.
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He added that the party is thoughtful, magnanimous and tolerant.Lawal Muazu Bauchi
The Bauchi state governor also said his administration had provided the people with exemplary and purposeful leadership and dividends of democracy.
He said he has introduced policies aimed at improving the living standard in the northern state.
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Governor Mohammed also called on the defectors to support his administration’s commitment towards supporting youth and women across the state.
He said he is committed to providing and supporting the businesses of the youth and women for the socio-economic development of Bauchi state.
2023 elections: I will work for PDP's success, vows Maijama’a
In his remarks, Maijama’a promised to work for the party's success in the forthcoming 2023 general election.
He also pledged his loyalty to the current PDP leadership in the state, adding that all his supporters will be law-abiding party members.
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Comrade Raji Akeem Kolawole, who led the defectors, revealed that they would pledge their utmost allegiance to Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate.
The defectors were received on Tuesday, November 22, by Olubukola Olayinka, the Atiku/Okowa Support Movement leader in Oyo state.