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Thousands of APC supporters defect to PDP in Sokoto

04 March 2016, 12:45

Sokoto - No fewer than 5 000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to decamp to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State.

The APC defectors will be formally received by PDP on Saturday during the Local Government Council election flag-off campaign scheduled for March 12.

The Chairman of PDP Publicity Committee for the campaign, Mohammed Arewa disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

Also read: Sokoto APC governorship aspirant defects to PDP

Arewa said the defectors will be received into the PDP by a former governor of the state, Attahiru Bafarawa 

He said leaders expected to address the rally include former Deputy Governor of Sokoto state, Mukhtar Shagari and former gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Abdallah Wali.

- News 24


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