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Sen Nyako Dumps APC, Joins ADC

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Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District has announced his defection from All Progressives Congress (APC) to African Democratic Congress (ADC), in Adamawa State.

Announcing his defection yesterday, in Yola at a Stakeholders Meeting and Inauguration of ADC Congress he said he was compelled to leave APC with his supporters due to the injustice done to them during the recent congresses of APC in the state.

“Am hopeful and pray to God that this step taken will be better for us. Justice is the foundation for everything good and we want to enjoin ADC to ensure justice to all so that more people will come and join,” he said.

In his remarks, the acting chairman of ADC in Adamawa State, Alhaji Mijinyawa Kugama, said the party was committed to justice for all. “That’s why we are going to ensure that everyone is carried along in the party congress starting on July 24,” Kugama said.

Kugama explained that the initial 700 membership cards given to each of the 21 local government areas of the state had been exhausted, adding that another batch of cards would be released.

In his speech at the occasion, the national secretary of ADC, Alhaji Saidu Baba-Abdullahi, expressed happiness over the development and assured all members of equal rights and justice.

LEADERSHIP reports that the senator defected with Alhaji Rufai Umar representing Gombi constituency in Adamawa State House of Assembly.

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