Zamfara Ex-Governor, Abdulaziz Yari And Senator Kabiru Marafa Dumps APC For PDP
A former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, and Senator Kabiru Marafa have dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
PDP Receives APC Defectors
Zamfara PDP chairman, Bala Mande announced the defection of the two former APC chieftains on Sunday after a meeting in Gusau, state capital.
According to him, Yari and Marafa have agreed to work for the development of the PDP in the state, adding that a date for the reception of the duo will be announced soon.
Mande said, “We want to officially announce to you of the joining of our great party, the PDP, by the former Governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Abdul Aziz Yari, Senator Kabiru Garba Mafara and their supporters”
“They are now PDP members, we have reached an agreement and we are going to implement the agreement.
“We have agreed to work together as one political entity in one party, the PDP for the success of the party in the State.
“We have also agreed to work extra hard to reclaim the lost mandate of Zamfara State in 2023 and save its people from their present predicament.
“I have given the stakeholders a complete update of where we are as a result of this development.”
The chairman noted that the two political heavyweights in the State would be officially received in Gusau, the State capital.
KanyiDaily recalls that a former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega had warned Nigerians against voting for the PDP and APC, saying both parties failed to bring the desired growth and development in Nigeria within the past 20 years.