The defecting supporters said they embraced the APC as the only party to satisfy their yearnings and aspirations for a better Kano State and Nigeria
Emerging details have revealed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano received more defectors ahead of the country’s February and March elections.
The latest defection, which occurred on Sunday, was another set of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) members from the Minjibir and Ungogo local government areas of the state.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje received scores of supporters who defected to the APC in the Minjibir and Ungogo areas.
The defecting supporters removed their symbolic Kwankwasiyya red caps and threw them over to the campaign podium amid thunderous ovations from the crowd.
They said they embraced the APC as the only party to satisfy their yearnings and aspirations for a better Kano State and Nigeria.
Receiving the defectors, led by the leader of the Kwankwasiyya faithful in Minjibir.
Ibrahim Hamza, Mr Ganduje, the APC leader in Kano, welcomed them into the party and congratulated them for taking such a wise decision. He then commended the large turnout of people at the rally, describing it as unprecedented.
The governor, therefore, urged the people to vote massively for all the APC candidates in the forthcoming general elections. He then presented the APC flags to the candidates for the House of Representatives and the state assembly from the area.
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The APC chair in Kano, Abdullahi Abbas, said the APC had always won elections in Minjibir and Ungogo, and would sustain the winning streak in the forthcoming general elections.
Mr Abbas commended the mass turnout of APC supporters at the rally and urged the electorate to continue voting for the APC for their growth and development.