Ex-Gov. Turaki, Two Ex-Senators Dump PDP For APC In Jigawa

Saminu TurakiThe immediate past Governor of Jigawa State, Senator Saminu Turaki has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to All Progressives Congress.

Mr. Turaki was among those who dumped the PDP in Jigawa on Monday.

Others are Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Ahmed Mahmud Gumel in Gumel town; former Senator Muhammad Baban Beta, who represented Jigawa Northwest Senatorial district from 1999 to 2003 and Senator Muhammad Dudu, who represented Jigawa North-East Senatorial district from 1999-2007.

Receiving the defectors, the Jigawa state APC chairman, Ado Sani Kiri, said with such caliber of men, the party was certain of victory in the governorship polls come April 11.

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