Buhari Lost 20,000 For PDP In Katsina


By News Editor


No fewer than 20,000 members of the All Progressive Congress APC in the senatorial zone of President Muhammadu Buhari have dumped his party to the main opposition People’s Democratic Party PDP in Katsina State.


The state PDP Chairman,

Alhaji Salisu Yusuf Majigiri in the company of Senator Yakubu Lado, the state Governorship candidate, Senator Ahmed Babba Kaita, the party’s Daura senatorial candidate and other PDP candidates received the decampees at a brief ceremony held in Baure LGA of Katsina state on Saturday.

Addressing the decampees, Alhaji Salisu Yusuf Majigiri who welcomed them into the fold, and charged them to work hard to ensure the success of the party in the 2023 general elections in the state.


Majigiri said their decision to join the party has indicated their interest to flush out the bad governance exhibited by the present administration in the state.


According to him, the administration has failed in all aspects to improve on the situation allegedly said to have been perpetrated by the previous government.


“They made several promises to the electorates and did not fulfil them. It was during their tenure that, criminal activities thrived with no solutions to bring an end to the menace”.


“The PDP whom they accused for the wrongs if elected come 2023 will bring an end to the already battered situation and ensure normalcy to the people”, he maintained.


Senator Yakubu Lado Danmarke, the Governorship candidate of the PDP in the state, on his part, lamented on the present situation faced by the electorates under the APC administration in the state.


“Before the APC administration emergence in 2015, the cost of foodstuffs were not as expensive as they are now”.


However, he maintained that households presently can not afford to feed themselves owing to the high cost of essential commodities and other items.


Danmarke said if elected to govern the state come 2023, his administration would make life meaningful to the electorates.


Senator Ahmed Babba Kaita, the party’s senatorial candidate for the Daura zone, while speaking called on the people to ensure the success of the party in next year’s general elections to change the present situation for the better.


The highlight of the event witnessed the burning of the decampees membership cards and their brooms signifying that, they have deserted the party.

Source – Daily Independent

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