– Wamakko praises APC gubernatorial candidate in the state for his performance at a debate organised by BBC Hausa

Days to the 2019 general elections, the gale of defection still continues to rock the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as four serving commissioners in Sokoto state are reportedly set to dump the party for the All Progressive Congress (APC).


Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State and Chairman of Northern Senators’ Forum (NSF), Aliyu Wamakko, has said at least four serving commissioners in the current Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) adm inistration in the state will soon join APC.


Reports say that Senator Aliyu Wamakko, disclosed this in a statement made available by his media aide, Bashir Rabe Mani.

He said the names of the defectors would be unveiled soon.

The senator also revealed that the recent defection into the party is suggestive of its wide political acceptability across the state.

Wamakko spoke on Monday at the inauguration of the party’s campaign office at the Unguwar Filin ‘Yan Shanu, Sarkin Adar Ward, in Sokoto North Local Government Area.

“The hearty development has soared the love, respect and sustained support for the party and its candidates by all strata of people in the state,” he said.

He explained that the happy development had soared the love, respect and sustained joy of the people of the state, in all forms, shapes, and strata, they have been invaluably showing to the APC and its candidates, at all levels.

Senator Wamakko further noted that the people of the state had been of happy trooping into the party, especially from the PDP, sequel to its dwindling fortunes and the dearth of popularity.

Commenting on the gubernatorial debate organised by the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Service, Senator averred, “it has shown that our gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Ahmed, Aliyu Sokoto is not a greenhorn and immature politically as being peddled by some people.

“He is fit and capable to hold the office and he will efficiently deliver the needed good governance and democracy dividends to the people of the state.”