A onetime senator reprenting Kano Central Muhammad Bello has said that he followed his political leader, Ibrahim Shekarau to APC in order to strengthen the party to win elections in the state.
Mr Shekarau recently defected to APC from PDP, following the dissolution of his state structure by the national body of the party.
Speaking immediately after collecting his party membership card at his Fagge (A) ward in Fagge Local Government area, yesterday, Mr Bello said he would not contest for any position in APC.
According to Mr Bello, he decided to join forces with APC in order to strengthen the party to win all electoral positions in the forthcoming 2019 elections.
Mr Bello, a former commissioner during Mr Shekarau’s administration, said that his strong support base was enough to consolidate on the successes of APC in the state.
“I joined APC to add value to the party. Looking at this crowd, you will have the impression that our support base is capable of adding strength to APC’s capacity in Kano State.
“We have decided to move to APC due to the injustice meted on us in PDP. We hope the injustice will not be replicated in APC.
“From all indications, APC would do justice as it is the party that adhere strictly to its manifesto of internal democracy.
“I will not contest for any position now,but I don’t know what future holds. I am just in APC to contribute my quota towards its success,” he said
On his part, the ward’s APC chairman, Jamilu Isyaku, expressed delight for receiving the senator in the party.
He expressed optimism that Mr Bello would contribute a lot to the success of APC in the state come 2019.