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Sokoto Commissioner dumps PDP for APC

Sokoto State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hajiya Kulu Haruna Abubakar, has reportedly resigned from her position. It was learnt that the commissioner did this as she announced her withdrawal from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join forces with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Former presidential aspirant and a chieftain of ...

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Sokoto State PRP collapses structure Into APC

In preparation for next year’s general election, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Muhammad Sa’idu Gumburawa, and the entire structure of the party in Sokoto State have fused into the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Gumburawa’s defection into APC, along with all the party’s flag bearers for other elective positions, including its three senatorial candidates, ...

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PDP-led Sokoto State the least developed state in North West- APC youth leader

A top chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Ibrahim Mohd has said that the party would take back Sokoto State from the People Democratic Party ruling the state presently. Mohd who is also the b Northwest youth leader of the party said that the party would also retain other states already governed by the national ruling party m Speaking ...

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1,868 APC members dump party for PDP in Sokoto

About 1,868 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State have all dumped the party for  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The statement on this new development was issued by the state PDP spokesman, Malam Hassan Sanyinnawal, in Sokoto on Thursday. He said that the new members who are businessmen from 10 communities across the state, were received ...

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2023: Two top APC chieftains dump party for PDP

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leaders Ummarun Hassan and Manu Abubakarin Bodinga  have defected to the ruling PDP in the state in Sokoto State. A statement by PDP spokesman, Hassan Sahabi Sanyinnawal, confirming the defection of the duo said the ward public relations officer (PRO), Barno Akamawa and four others, ...

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Former Amaechi’s political ally dumps APC for PDP

A top chieftain of the All Progressive Congress APC has dumped the party to the People’s Democratic Party in Sokoto State. The former APC stalwart, Hon. Dahiru Maishanu Yabo was received by Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal . This was disclosed by Muhammad Bello, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Governor Tambuwal in a statement issued on Friday. The ...

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Sokoto gov accepts resignations of SSG, HoS and 11 others

Governor, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has accepted the resignation of thirteen key portfolio holders in his administration. The list includes Honourable Manir Muhammad Dan Iya, who was also the Overseer of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Bello stated that the remaining Commissioners ...

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Ex-Sokoto gov, Bafarawa announces retirement from politics

A frontline politician and former Governor of Sokoto State Attahiru Bafarawa, has officially announced his retirement from politics after 45 years. He is a notable member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who  governed Sokoto from 1999 to 2007 Speaking in an interview with newsmen, the political heavyweight, who was a PDP presidential aspirant, said he would never contest for ...

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Jonathan will give Tinubu a good fight if he joins APC- Rep member

A federal lawmaker from Sokoto,  Hon. Musa Sarkin Adar, has suggested that former President Goodluck Jonathan would give Bola Tinubu a good run for the APC presidential ticket if he joins the party. The APC chieftain, however, pointed out that Tinubu stood a better chance to clinch the APC ticket because the party has the majority in the Southwest. Speaking ...

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Why APC is boycotting LG Poll in Sokoto- Chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto has vowed not to participate in the council poll slated for March 27, 2021. The Caretaker Committee Chairman, Sadiq Isah Achida, disclosed this to newsmen on Monday. Acccording to him, the party stakeholders reaches the decision after wide consultations with party elders. The party said that it doesn’t have confidence in  in the ...

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