PDP Chieftain, Supporters Dump Party for APC in Katsina


Francis Sardauna in Katsina

Barely 80 days to the 2023 general elections, a Chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State, Mr. Hamisu Gambo, and his supporters have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The defection of Gambo, an elder statesman and a former parliamentarian and kinsman of Late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua, to the APC might not be unconnected to the leadership tussle rocking PDP in the state.

Gambo, who was received into the APC fold by Governor Aminu Bello Masari at the Government House, attributed his decision to “the good and purpose-driven leadership” style of the governor.

According to the Danlawan-Katsina, “My decision to join the APC alongside with my supporters was to appreciate the governor Aminu Bello Masari’s people-oriented policies towards improving the wellbeing of the people in the state.”

Receiving the defectors into the APC fold, Governor Masari urged citizens of the state, especially…

Source: Thisday Newspaper