Over 12 thousand members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) led by its fast previous chairman in Plateau State, Latep Dabang have dumped the broom to take shelter beneath the umbrella of the principle opposition Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP).
Additionally on the checklist are the previous member of the Plateau State Home of Meeting, Nanpon Tom and former State Assistant Secretary of the APC, Binkur N. and their supporters.
The defectors have been acquired by the get together throughout the Langtang Mega Rally 2022 tagged “The Nice Motion.”
Talking to journalists shortly after receiving the PDP flag on the Langtang North LGA Township Stadium, Dabang boasted that the PDP will take over the State come 2023.
He known as on all right-thinking folks within the state who’re in APC to return to the PDP, saying the “APC is just not a top quality get together”.
Dabang additionally mentioned, “By the grace of God, PDP will win the forthcoming Pankshin South State Constituency and Jos North/ Bassa Federal Constituency bye-elections slated for 26th February 2022.
“I’ve a full assurance that the PDP will win as a result of I don’t have any doubts in my thoughts, within the two bye-elections, PDP will win, Plateau folks will say bye-bye to APC”, he assured.
The previous chairman who decamped alongside different APC political bigwigs mentioned, he’ll deploy his political arsenals towards the APC within the state to make sure the get together’s victory.
In his remarks, the chairman of the PDP within the State, Chris Hassan mentioned the get together acquired over 12,000 APC members into its fold.
His phrases, “Our task begins from Langtang North LGC, from there we are going to take PDP to the Authorities Home in Rayfield, come 2023.
“With the defection of those heavyweights from APC to the PDP, we count on whole victory within the 2023 normal elections on this State.
He added that within the coming weeks, there can be one other rally in Jos the State Capital, the place the Nationwide management of the get together will obtain all those that decamped from APC to the PDP within the State. Supply: DailyPost