Shekarau, Different Lawmakers Be part of New Occasion
The Director Normal of Bola Tinubu’s presidential marketing campaign, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has joined the New Nigeria Peoples Occasion (NNPP). The previous Chairman, Home of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, few days in the past, introduced on his social media deal with of his choice to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a consequence of irreconcilable variations within the celebration.
Though, he was silent on his subsequent political transfer, his defection to NNPP might have dealt a significant blow on Tinubu’s presidential ambition.
Makes an attempt to inquire from Jibrin, who represented Kiru/Bebeji federal constituency of Kano, why he ignored Tinubu’s intervention in his brawl with some APC chiefs weren’t profitable, as he didn’t reply to calls and textual content messages.
Nonetheless, a detailed affiliate of Jibrin, instructed The Guardian that Jibrin, yesterday, met with the management of NNPP to resume assist for the Rabiu Kwankwaso-led celebration.
Kano APC Secretary, Alh. Zakari Sarina, revealed that Jibrin, who had demanded automated ticket to return to the inexperienced chamber, was dissatisfied with the celebration’s place on the matter.
He stated: “Jibrin determined to depart after the stakeholders’ assembly on Thursday. He demanded automated ticket to signify his constituency, however the place of the celebration will not be in tandem along with his demand. The celebration made it emphatic that it will likely be honest and trustworthy to each aspirant. The incumbent is contesting; former commissioner for schooling can be contesting.
“How can we disenfranchise these equally necessary aspirants and return automated ticket to Jibrin? That won’t be simply on the a part of the celebration. So, if on that foundation, Jibrin has determined to depart our celebration, we’re glad about it and we want him good luck.”
In the meantime, the gale of defection in Kano APC continued yesterday, with the Home of Meeting Deputy Speaker, Zubairu Massu, and former Particular Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Legislative Affairs Abdulrahman Sumaila, introduced their defection.
Earlier than the deputy speaker’s defection, 13 PDP members had tendered their defection discover to hitch NNPP. In a letter to the APC Chairman dated Might 12, 2022, Massu cited unjust remedy, insufficient inside democracy and complete marginalisation of Kano South from the facility scheme within the state.
Though, Sumaila didn’t problem any formal grievance and motive for leaving APC, the previous minority chief of Home of Representatives mobilised APC members and loyalists to denounce APC.
Senator Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano Central) might formally announce his defection from the APC this weekend, The Guardian reliably gathered.
It was gathered that Shekarau’s choice to dump APC was arrived on the stakeholders’ consultative assembly early this week.