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Just In: Shekarau Returns To APC



Barring any last minute change in plans, all seem to be set for Former Kano state governor Malam Ibrahim Shekarau to return to his former party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

LEADERSHIP learnt that the decision became imperative over what the onetime Minister of Education termed “lack of internal democracy in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)”.

Shekarau also sited injustice by the party headquarters to Kano PDP members and elders as responsible, in part, for the defection.

Media Aide to the former governor, Sule Yau Sule while confirming the development said Ibrahim Shekarau left the PDP due to the insistence of the national headquarters of the party to dissolve the state executives without recourse to due process and despite a court restraining order.

He explained that Shekarau is already consulting with is supporters on the next line of action and the party to move to.
“My boss has met Governor Abdullahi Ganduje in Abuja and they have discussed “, said Sule Yau Sule.

The PDP had on Monday, appointed a caretaker committee for Kano state after dissolving the part structure last Friday.

Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, a former governor of the state who recently dumped the APC for PDP.

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau had broken an age-long jinx of becoming a two time governor of the state consecutively.

He commands a high level of followers in Kano State.