7,000 People Dump PDP For APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto state has received over 7,000 members who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Bashar Abubakar, the Special Assistant, New Media to Sen. Aliyu Wamakko confirmed the development.
Abubakar said that the defectors were from Wurno and Kware local government areas of the state.
Wike And Ekweremadu Appointed Into PDP Council
The national working committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted its presidential campaign organisation.
Umar Bature, PDP national organising secretary, announced the development in a document released late Thursday night.
All PDP governors are among the members of the presidential campaign council, including Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state.
Ike Ekweremadu, former senate president, who is standing trial in the UK over alleged organ harvesting, is also a member of the council
Buhari Sends Message To Akeredolu
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo and his family on the passing of their beloved mother, Mrs. Grace Akeredolu.
The president made his feelings known in a condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina on Friday in Abuja.
Group Sends Message To FG
The Movement for Just Utilisation of Resources in the south-east, a regional pressure group, has called on the federal government to grant oil pipeline protection contracts to youths in the region.
Stanley Okafor, national coordinator of the group, stated this on Thursday in Awka.
According to Okafor, the move would stem the tide of vandalism and oil theft in the region.
Atiku Sends Message To INEC
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the outcome of the 2023 general elections reflects the desire of the people.
Abubakar made the appeal in a statement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, in Abuja on Thursday on the occasion marking the International Day for Democracy.
Abubakar urged INEC and other agencies of government playing roles in the electoral process to ensure that the outcome of the election was a true reflection of the desires of the people.