Muhammadu Buhari. (File: AFP)
Katsina - Two former
gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of PDP in Katsina State, Alhaji Kabir
Barkiya and Alhaji Tukur Jikamshi, have defected to APC.
They were received at the governorship rally of APC’s
candidate, Aminu Masari, by the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina on
Other defectors included the former Military Governor of
Borno, retired Col Abdulmumini Aminu, eight serving members of the Katsina
State House of Assembly and two former commissioners, Nasidi Danladi and Aminu
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Buhari thanked God for the success APC recorded during the
Presidential and National Assembly elections on March 28.
He urged the electorate across the country to massively vote
for APC candidates during the forthcoming governorship and state Houses of
The President-elect assured that he would fulfill all
promises he made during the campaign.
The APC governorship candidate, Alhaji Aminu Masari, assured
people of the state that he would improve the living condition of people if
elected as governor of the state on April 11.
Masari called on the party’s supporters to continue to be
law abiding during and after the elections for peaceful coexistence in the