The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Atiku Abubakar obtained some stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his Abuja residence on Wednesday, Naija Information understands.
The APC chieftains had been mentioned to have simply decamped to the PDP and had been led to Abuja by the get together’s governorship candidate in Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, to congratulate Atiku on his victory within the presidential primaries.
The event was disclosed in a press release issued by Lawal via his marketing campaign workplace in Gusau on Thursday, Naija Information studies.
Lawal quoted Atiku within the assertion as saying that he’ll resuscitate the textile trade within the state as a part of his rebuilding plan.
Based on him, Atiku additionally promised to make sure that he (Lawal) defeats the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) management through the 2023 basic elections to develop into the following governor of the state.
Lawal additionally quoted Atiku as saying that the one method to rescue and rebuild Zamfara is by voting out APC within the forthcoming election.
He mentioned: “With a purpose to obtain that, there may be the necessity for having a united PDP which will likely be formidable sufficient to face any opposition regardless of how troublesome it might be.
“One of the best factor to do for the individuals of Zamfara State is to result in peace, safe farms, and supply companies.
“However the state of affairs now could be in any other case. We should unseat the APC to rescue and rebuild the state and the nation. PDP administration will even resuscitate the textile trade,” the governorship candidate quoted Atiku as saying.
Lawal who was a former First Financial institution Government Director expressed confidence that Nigerians are actually snug with the PDP having felt the brunt of the dangerous governance of the APC.
He mentioned: “Getting these stalwarts is a giant harvest for PDP in Zamfara state, contemplating the calibre, standing, and political worth of the individuals who left the APC.”
Among the many Zamfara APC stalwarts obtained by Atiku Abubakar are Alhaji Salihu Mai Buhu Gummi, Alhaji Sahabi Liman Kaura, Alhaji Illili Bakura, Engr. Garba Ahmad Yandi, Hon. Ikra Bilbis, Dr. Na’Allah Isa Mayana, Hon. Mukhtar Lugga, amongst others, Naija Information learnt.