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Jigawa PDP council chairmen refute planned defection to APC

16 September 2015, 11:24

Dutse - Council Chairmen in Jigawa State elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday in Dutse denied defecting to the All Progressive Congress (APC), reports Daily Trust.

The Chairmen said the rumour of defection was unfounded.

Also read: Jigawa LG Chairmen dump PDP for APC

Khalid Ibrahim, State Chairman of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), who spoke on behalf of the Chairmen, explained that the meeting between the Chairmen and Gov. Muhammad Badaru, was aimed at moving the state forward.

Speculations were rife that the 27 local government council Chairmen in the state, who won election under the platform of the PDP would decamp to the APC.

The Chairmen were elected during the tenure of the immediate past governor of the state, Sule Lamido.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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