Monday, January 5, 2015 2:36 pm
A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the northern Nigerian state of Sokoto, Alhaji Yusha’u Kebbe, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Kebbe said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Monday.
He said he joined politics to protect the interest of his people and for the development of the state.
He also said that he defected to the PDP to achieve the objective and to ensure the success of the party during the forthcoming elections at all levels.
“If I continue to stay in the APC the state will not develop according to our hopes and aspirations,” he said.
Kebbe was the governorship candidate of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the 2011 elections in the state.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal is the governorship candidate of the APC in the state.