North-West LP Members Endorse Tinubu, Defect To APC

Some members of the Labour Party in the North-West region have declared their support for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

Bashir Ishaq, who spoke on behalf of the LP members in the region, on Sunday, disclosed their readiness to back Tinubu’s emergence in the February 25 election.

Ishaq, leader of the Game Changers For Asiwaju/Shettima, said they have all defected from the LP to the APC.

He said, “As a coalition of LP gubernatorial, senatorial and house of representatives and house of assembly members from the north-west, chairmen and members of campaign council, members of the gubernatorial campaign council in Kano and the north-west and zonal state coordinators, we have decided as a group to unanimously endorse the candidature of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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“We have also resolved to leverage our existing political structures to work on the mobilisation and swinging of votes to ensure his emergence as the president of the federal republic of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election.

“We shall be known as the Game Changers for Asiwaju/Shettima 2023 and our slogan is ‘swinging votes’.

“By decision, we have also made the firm decision that we have returned to the fold of the All Progressives Congress.”