No fewer than 55,400 politicians in Zamfara state have dumped their former events to embrace the Peoples Democratic celebration (PDP).
Some notable figures that decamped at the moment embrace the previous member who represented Bakura/Maradun federal constituency in the Federal Home of Representatives, Hon.chado Gora Namaye, Assistant secretary of APC in the state, Alhaji Bashir Atiku Maradun and plenty of different essential politicians in the state.
Our correspondent can authoritatively report that greater than eighty-five p.c of the decampees are from Maradun Native Authorities Space of the state with over 24,000 decampees, the native authorities space of the state governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle.
In accordance to Alhaji Aminu Abdulahi Gamagiwa, the APC chairman in Maradun native authorities space who decamped along with his teeming supporters, “since on the 16th of October this year, I had notified APC of my intention with my group to dump the party and embrace PDP.”
He famous that his group alone has a numerical energy of over 20, 000 individuals excluding others that don’t belong to his group who have been prepared to embrace PDP additionally.
“Allah gives power to whoever He wishes to and collects power from whoever He wishes to collect power from so it is not a do or die affair,” he stated.
In his personal speech, the previous state Assistant secretary of the state wing of the All progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Bashir Atiku Maradun stated there is no such thing as a everlasting good friend nor everlasting foe in politics, stressing that the last word actuality of politics stays peace, unity and stability.
Nonetheless, it was gathered that over 6,000 decampees got here from Bukkuyum native authorities space to Gusau, the state capital for his or her official denouncement of APC earlier than Matawalle and leaders of PDP in the state whereas over 5,000 individuals from Gummi native authorities space and different components of the state who trooped out and likewise publicly denounced APC in a loud voice which embrace former native authorities areas APC chairmen on the platform of APC, former ladies leaders, former native authorities council chairmen and youth our bodies.
Many of the leaders of the decamped teams have been those that labored intently with former governor Abdulaziz Yari in varied capacities.
They advised DAILY POST that the enterprise of any accountable authorities must be safety, by no means to deal with the problem of safety of lives and property.
“Politics shouldn’t be a sport of bitterness. We wish to appropriate that impression that politics is with bitterness.
” We’re seeing peace and safety in Zamfara state at the moment after the APC that we labored intently with couldn’t tackle the insecurity state of affairs that ravaged the state for nearly a decade ” he stated.
In his response, the state governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle stated he would all the time take into account each the outdated and new members as one, saying that his authorities would carry each physique alongside regardless of his or celebration affiliation.
The governor famous that his administration wouldn’t tolerate thuggery, advising the youths to do one thing that can provide them shiny future for the good thing about themselves and their households.