Wednesday August 10, 2022 11:44 PM

Ex-Kano gov, Shekarau dumps APC for NNPP

Ex-Governor of Kano State who is the current Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial district, Ibrahim Shekarau on Wednesday defe to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

The development was made known by the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, after the upper legislative house resumed from a two hour closed door meeting on Wednesday.

In the resignation letter, he said that he is dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) because of injustice and unfairness by Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

Part of the letter which was read by the Senate President read: “I am defecting from the APC to my new party, the New Nigeria Peoples Party as a result of unfairness, injustice by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

“For the past two years there have been unresolved crisis in Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, hence, I have resigned my membership.”

After reading the letter,  he dSenate President directed the Chief Whip to lead Shekarau to the opposition row in the red chamber.

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