More than Five Thousand Members of the All Progressives Congress APC and that of the New Nigeria People’s Party NNPP from Bakori and Danja local government areas in Katsina state last Sunday Defected to the People’s Democratic Party PDP.
The two local government areas are in the Katsina Southern Senatorial District which is the Senatorial Zone of the Incumbent Governor Aminu Bello Masari ( Kafur) and also where the PDP Governorship Candidate for the upcoming 2023 Elections Yakubu Lado Danmarke ( KANKARA LGA) comes from.
It was in the midst of heavy rain falls that the Thousands of the former Member of the APC and the NNPP where received by the Katsina state Chairman of the PDP Salisu Yusuf Majigiri at the Danja open Motor Park in Danja Town, the Headquarters of Danja local government area of Katsina state.
Notable amongst the Defectors are a former member of the Masari’s Campaign Council and a former Senatorial Aspirant under the APC Retired General Maharazu Tsiga, a former Member of the House of Representatives Sani Abdullah Dabai, as well as Abdullahi Inuwa Talban Bakori, Barrister Aliyu Ahmad Danja, Hafiz Tukur Idris, and Nasiru Battle a former Permanent Secretary, who led thousand of their Supporters to join the PDP from the APC and the NNPP.
Speaking on behalf of the Defectors, Retired General Tsiga says they will work in Unity towards talking back the mantle of leadership from the APC in Katsina state.
On his part the Katsina state Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party Salisu Majigiri appeals to all Party Members in Katsina to work towards winning the 2023 Elections at all levels.
He lamented on the current security and economic situations in Katsina state which according to him they were better managed when the PDP was the ruling party in the state.
In an Interview with Verified News shortly after the event, the Bakori local government Chairman of PDP Abubakar Tsoho said they are still making efforts to get more Defectors to the PDP.