Ten executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with scores of supporters have defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa state, reports todayngr.
The defection was announced today, Tuesday at the Adamawa PDP Secretariat by Padio Phineas, the publicity secretary of the APC.
Among the defectors are Publicity Secretary, Mr. Padio; State Youth Leader, Usman Mohammed Danyaro; Assistant Secretary, Maiyani Yunis; State woman leader, Hauwa Agwu; Financial Secretary, Papka Medugu; Auditor, Musa Hero; Zonal women leader (South), Mercy Abraham; and Zonal Youth Leader (central), Abdu James.
In his speech at the defection ceremony, Mr. Padio, who spoke on behalf of his colleagues, said, “Upon careful review of all the issues and problems, as well as personalities on offer aiming for the top job, we come to the selfless conclusion that no better person is right to take Adamawa back on track than the candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, Nuhu Ribadu.
In conclusion, I want to inform you and through you the good people of Adamawa State that we that are here today, and our teeming supporters across the state, have decided to resign our membership of the APC and join the PDP with the intention of joining the team that has the capacity and intention of transforming our state.
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