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PDP expels Lamido's deputy, heads to APC

2015-04-06 16:13
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

Jigawa - According to Punch, the Deputy Governor of Jigawa, Alhaji Mahmud has been expelled by the People's Democratic Party and has joined the opposition.

The PDP chairman released a statement, expressing the that the decision to expel Mahumd was taken during a stakeholders meeting in Jigawa.

Also read: Five PDP governors accused of supporting Buhari

According to the PDP, Mahmud sabbotaged his own party during the presidential elections and after joined winning, APC.

However, the Gumel Local Government has endorsed the expulsion and the deputy governor has not commented on the matter.

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