The Sokoto State Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Nasiru Sahabi Tambuwal, has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
His defection was announced during the flag off of the campaigns for the 2019 general elections in Dange town, headquarters of Dange/Shuni local government.
Others who defected include; a former special assistant to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Alhaji Yaro Illelar-Gajara; PDP Women Leader in Tambuwal local government, Hajiya A’in Sokoto; former chairman, Matawalle G-23 and another top notcher of the party, Alhaji Hamza Yeriman Shuni, among others.
The former legal Adviser and Alhaji Illelar-Gajara, speaking on behalf of the defectors, said they left the PDP because it lacked justice and fairness.
Tambuwal said, “We joined APC because it has focus and fairness and the patriotic spirit and trustworthiness of its leaders.
“We left our party because it lacked justice to members.”
The defectors also said that thousands of their supporters across their respective wards had also moved along with them to their new party.