Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, this afternoon in Sokoto formally made it known that he has dumped All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The defection of Bafarawa was made public in Sokoto by his media advisor, Yusuf Dingyadi, who said the former governor made the “collective and unanimous decision” on the basis of a consensus reached by his associates and supporters from the 23 local governments of the state.
He said Bafarawa and his associates no longer believed they will get justice and a sense of belonging in the APC.
As at the time Bafarawa’s defection was announced, the leaderships of defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), All Nigerian Peoples Party and also Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) throughout the 23 local government areas of the state has officially defected to the APC.
– Sahara Reporters