Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State yesterday formally registered as a full-fledged member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in his home village in Kwankwaso.
The governor, who last year defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to APC, was registered as a member by the zonal chairman, Registration Committee, Dr Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa, at about 5.57 pm at Malamai Primary School.
Speaking after he picked up his membership card of the party, Kwankwaso expressed satisfaction with the large turnout and urged Kano people to come out in their numbers to register.
According to him, the APC is certainly a party to beat in Kano and Nigeria, adding that from his observation, people are taking the membership registration seriously as they view it as an election day.
He also expressed optimism that the 2015 general elections would be a walk-over for the APC in Kano
Kwankwaso further gave the assurance that the registration materials would be made available in abundance, so that there would be no hitches in the registration exercise.
He stressed that APC is a disciplined party and appealed to the people during the period of the registration exercise to conduct themselves in a disciplined manner.
Information Nigeria reports that the membership registration exercise of the APC began on Wednesday nationwide and is expected to last for 10 days.