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Ex-Sokoto APC gov aspirant defects to PDP

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A former All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Sokoto State, Ambassador Faruk Yabo, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the February 25 polls.

Yabo was present at the PDP campaign rally in Yabo Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday, according to The Eagle.

The Governor of the state, Aminu Tambuwal, in his address, said they were at Yabo for a ‘thank you’ visit, as the acceptance of Yabo to join the PDP has concluded campaign for the party in the area.

Tambuwal said, “Today remains one of our most successful days in the history of democracy in Sokoto State.

“My brother, your formal declaration of returning to PDP, your party, was long awaited and it is a great development in the task ahead of us.

“This remains a positive signal indicating PDP will emerge victorious in Sokoto State and Nigeria in general.”

Tambuwal, who doubles as the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, thanked the people of Yabo for their sustained support to PDP.

Yabo responded by saying, he returned to PDP, “the party of dignity and trust.”

He thanked the people of the state in general and Yabo LGA in particular for their sustained solidarity with him, soliciting for massive support for PDP in the forthcoming elections.

Yabo was the immediate past Ambassador of Nigeria to Jordan and APC running mate in the 2019 governorship election.

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