The Zonal Vice Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara, Sani Gwamna, says the party has received as a member the former People’s Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in the state, Ibrahim Shehu-Bakauye.
He told News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau that Shehu-Bakauye’s defection followed a meeting with some bigwigs in the state to that effect.
Mr Bakauye contested for governorship position on the platform of the PDP but lost to Gov. Bello Matawalle at the primary elections.
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“Shehu-Bakauye and some of his supporters have today met, agreed to resolve their differences and promised to work together politically”, he said.
The chairman of APC in Zamfara, Lawal Liman, described the defection as a welcome development.
He said that the party had already embarked on consultations with aggrieved members to resolve the party crisis in the state.
He appealed to APC members in the state to remain calm and continue to be united and law-abiding.