– Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says APC has expressed readiness to receive more governors who would defect
– Ganduje made this known on Sunday, June 6, while receiving members of the APC membership registration/revalidation committee in Abuja
– According to him, there are indications some governors elected on other platforms are set to dump their parties for the ruling APC
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The governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje has declared that more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), other parties would soon join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nation reports that Ganduje on Sunday, June 6, said the governors have expressed willingness to defect to the ruling party as APC’s internal democracy is waxing stronger.
He disclosed this while hosting members of APC membership registration/revalidation appeals committee, led by Alhaji Faruk Aliyu at the governor’s lodge in Asokoro, Abuja.
Ganduje in a statement by his chief press secretary, Abba Anwar, said APC was making arrangements to receive the governors who would join the party for a greater Nigeria, P.M News reports.
While denying allegations that some APC members had been cheated during the exercise in Kano state, Ganduje hailed the membership registration/revalidation committee saying it was a great success.
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PDP governor announces defection
This development is coming weeks after Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state announced his defection from the PDP to APC.
The governor made the announcement on Thursday morning, May 20, during a meeting with some APC governors who paid him a visit at the government house.
Some of the APC governors who visited Ayade included Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state, Imo state governor, Hope Uzodima; David Umahi of Ebonyi state, and Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state among others.
Ikpeazu reacts to defection rumours
Meanwhile, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has declared that he remains a member of the PDP.
It was reported that the governor was reacting to media speculations that he would soon dump the PDP for the APC.
Asked again if he would consider moving to the APC, the Abia state governor reiterated that he was a bonafide member of the PDP and he has no plans of leaving the party.
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