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Niger voters dump PDP for APC

2015-02-02 21:24
Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Niger - It is alleged that about 20000 thousand People's Democratic Party voters have defected to the All Progressive Party from various wards in the state, Punch reports.

The APC spokesperson, Jonathan Vatsa, has stated that this happened after the governorship candidate, Alhaji Bello, was rounding off his campaign in the area over the weekend.

Also read: Former Adamawa acting governor dumps PDP for APC

The party is overwhelmed by the number of voters who have defected from the PDP, who have stated that they are tired from from deceived.

Vatsa states that people are tired of failed promises as a result the PDP in the state has stopped campaigning at local government headquarters.

The APC has viewed itself as quite popular because the party preaches peace wherever they go.

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