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Monday, January 07, 2019

2,800 PDP Members Defect To APC In Daura

No fewer than 2,800 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Madobi, Daura in Katsina State have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The defectors were received into APC in Madobi village on Monday by the Daura Local Government chairman of the party, Alhaji Sani Altine-Daura.

The chairman assured the new members of equal treatment and promised to carry everybody along in the party activities, devoid of any other considerations, NAN reports.

Malam Iliyasu Shehu, former Chairman of the local government, speaking on behalf of the defectors, said that they took the decision in order to add value to electoral process as general elections got nearer.

He said: “We joined the party unconditionally because the ruling party under President Muhammadu Buhari has performed excellently especially in the provision of infrastructural facilities.

“Daura local council had provided portable water and renovated many schools in the electoral ward, hence the resolve to join APC is for progress and development of communities. “

He assured that the defectors would be committed and dedicated to the manifestos of the APC and their loyalty to the party was unwavering.

In his remarks, Daura Council Chairman, Alhaji Abba Mato, assured the new party members of unwavering attention of the council, especially in the provision of more welfare services to the area.

The event was attended by party stalwarts, local government officials and other stakeholders.

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