2023 Elections: Reps, Northern Gov's Aide Dump APC for PDP in Jigawa
- The APC in Jigawa state was hit with a wave of defection on Wednesday, February 22, ahead of the general elections
- Among those who left the APC in the state on Wednesday were members of the House of Representatives in Babura/Garki federal constituency
- Also, one of Governor Mohammed Badaru's special advisers, Bala Sule Kila, left the ruling party for the PDP
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The member representing Babura/Garki federal constituency in Jigawa state, Honourable Musa Muhammed Adamu Fagengawo has resigned his membership from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).
Also Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar Special Adviser on Affrostration, Honorable Bala Sule Kila dumped the ruling APC to PDP, Nigerian Tribune reports.
The member the disclosure in a letter personally signed and sent to the APC chairman of the Kore ward in Garki local government area in the state and obtain a copy by Tribune Online in JIgawa state.
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Honourable Musa Muhammed said his decision followed the series of conflicts happening at all stages of the party (APC).
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According to him “I write to notify you that have I resigned my membership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from 21st of February 2023″. This was necessitated by the series of conflicts happening at all stages of the party”.
2023 elections: 8 Labour Party candidates abandon Peter Obi, defect to APC, photos emerge
Eight Labour Party (LP) state assembly candidates have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa state ahead of the 2023 general election.
The defection was announced in a statement released on Friday, January 6, by Governor Muhammad Badaru's media aide, Habibu Kila.
The statement indicated that the eight candidates were received by Governor Badaru at an event in the government house.
The defectors are from Auyo, Kirikasamma, Bulangu, Malammadori, Kafin Hausa, Birniwa, Guri and Kaugama constituencies.
Kano Labour Party governorship candidate defected to APC? Truth emerges
In another report, Bashir Ishaq Bashir, the governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kano state, denied defecting to the APC.
In a statement released on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, Bashir said he remains a loyal member of the LP, adding that he is committed to contesting and winning the governorship election in the northern state come 2023.