Bauchi APC Coordinators Dump Party, Pitch Tent with PDP

By Bashir Hassan Abubakar

Less than Two weeks to general elections, APC Ward Coordinators in some local government areas of Bauchi State have defected to PDP due to what they described as evidence of quality leadership by the current administration under Governor Bala Mohammed.

Speaking at a short ceremony heralding their defection Monday evening at the banquet hall of the Government House , leader of the decampees , Waziri Dumi said their unanimous decision to defect to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) followed due consultation with their followers at the grassroot and Governor Bala’s outstanding performance in infrastructure.

He said the delegation will continue to mobilize and canvass votes for candidates under the platform of the PDP considering the Party’s blueprint which according to him will be beneficial to citizenry.

Receiving the new entrants, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed said his administration has improved the living standard of citizens through massive empowerment despite the economic challenges, saying more dividends of democracy will be delivered if re-elected.

He added that apart from developmental projects, the PDP led administration in the state has strengthened democracy in an effort to ensuring youths and women are carried along in all channel of leadership.

He called on the decampees to put aside nepotism and glorification of corrupt leaders, saying the interest of the state and Nigeria shall be put first above individual aspirations.

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