February 23, 2024

Representative of Kano Central District, Sen. Ibrahim Shakarau has resigned from the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) entering into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)on Monday.

He announced his latest defection in Kano where he said all his supporters moved with him to PDP.“I welcome our dignitaries to this memorable occasion, particularly the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice-President Namadi Sambo, the PDP National Chairman, PDP governors and other guests.“I, Ibrahim Shakarau, inform you that from Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, my supporters and I have dumped the NNPP and joined the PDP.“I have written to the NNPP National Chairman, chairmen at the state, local governments, and ward levels of the party that I have dumped the NNPP.”he said

“I have equally written to INEC Chairman and to the Kano State Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC that I am no longer contesting the senatorial position on the platform of the NNPP,’’ he added urging his supporters to work for PDP on its victory at the 2023 election

He was consequently registered into the PDP by its Northwest vice-chairman, Sen. Bello Hayatu-Gwarzo.Shekarau joined the NNPP in May 2022 after defecting from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of which he won the senatorial seat.

Marvelous Ogidi

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