Seven top members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their supporters joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday in Katsina.
The Director-General of the APC Campaign Council in Katsina State, Mr. Ahmed Musa-Dangiwa, told journalists on Tuesday that the defectors include Alhaji Bashir Tanimu-Dutsinma, a personal assistant to the former governor of the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema.
He added that the former PDP members were received into the APC by Governor Aminu Masari at a ceremony in Katsina.
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Musa-Dangiwa said: “One of the defectors was Alhaji Bashir Tanimu-Dutsinma, former personal assistant to Shema, former local government chairman, and also a member of the PDP Board of Trustees, North-West zonal caucus.
“Others were prominent political leaders and business moguls in Katsina State. The defection of these individuals was a great sign of success for the APC in the March 11 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state.”
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