The Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Aminu Muhammad Achida, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Achida presented the letter of his defection to the Assembly during the plenary session on Thursday, April 14.
Meanwhile, another member of the state House of Assembly representing Wammako 2 Constituency, Murtala Bello Maigona, also dumped the APC for the PDP. In another report, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on Nigerians and those in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who are patriotic enough to join the Peoples Democratic Party in the quest to rescue Nigeria. Tambuwal, chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, made this call at the gala night event hosted by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state for PDP governors at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Port Harcourt.
He said the PDP governors and other party leaders are already working in synergy towards rebuilding the party.