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APC breaks into factions

03 June 2016, 12:06

Kaduna -  A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Akida has emerged, reports Daily Trust.

The group, which has been operating in Kaduna State for a while, has finally decided to come out in full force with the appointment of state executives.

The state executive committee of the group has Tom Maiyashi as convener, Ibrahim Yaro, deputy convener and Hafsat M. Baba as secretary.

National Mirror reports that the suspended Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, APC’ governorship aspirant in 2015, Isah Hashiru and former Secretary, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC,) Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed,  are believed to be the brain behind the new group.

Also read: APC moves against Senator Shehu Sani

Maiyashi, said the faction was established because the APC had been hijacked by powerful people in the state and there was need to protect their legitimate interest.

He explained that in the coming weeks, the APC Akida will intensify its campaign to mobilise members.

- News 24


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