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Defection: PDP welcomes Tambuwal, Kano deputy Governor

Defection: PDP welcomes Tambuwal, Kano deputy Governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the return of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to its fold as courageous and patriotic, stressing that it shows him as a statesman, who puts the interest of the nation above all.

The party, also welcomed the Kano State Deputy Governor, Hafizu Abubakar and all other returning and new members of the party.

A statement by PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said “In welcoming Governor Tambuwal, the PDP notes that he had continued to conduct his activities in strict adherence to democratic principles both as former Speaker of the House of Representatives and executive governor of Sokoto state.

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“The party therefore has no doubts that Governor Tambuwal will indeed contribute immensely towards the rebuilding of our dear nation on the platform of the PDP.

“The PDP states that the return of Governor Tambuwal, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Kwara state Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed and Kano State Deputy Governor, Prof. Hafizu Abubakar in addition to scores of federal legislators to the party, reflects the wishes and aspirations of Nigerians across board, who are now resurging to the repositioned PDP as the only vehicle to rescue our nation from the mis-governance of the APC.

“Indeed, the patriotic action of these leaders and their supporters has given Nigerians a renewed hope of returning our nation to the path of national cohesion, peace and economic prosperity that has eluded her in the last three years of the incompetent administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and the dysfunctional All Progressives Congress (APC).”

The PDP noted that the coming weeks will witness the influx of more APC governors, federal legislators, other elected and appointed officials at very high levels, into the party.