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Sokoto PDP chieftain defects to APC



Ahead of the 2023 general elections, one of the prominent elders in the Peoples Democratic Party in Sokoto State, Alhaji Sahabi Bojo-Bodinga, had defected to the All Progressives Congress.

Bojo-Bodinga, a PDP stalwart from Sokoto South Senatorial District was received by the APC leader in the state, Senator Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North) at his residence, on Friday in Sokoto.

This is contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Saturday by the Special Adviser, New Media to Wamakko, Bashar Abubakar.

Abubakar said the event was witnessed by the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi; the APC governorship candidate in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu; and many other prominent APC loyalists.

He quoted the State APC Chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, while speaking on behalf of the party as assuring the new member and his supporters of equal treatment with all other members.

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“This is a great development for our party and I am certain that with the caliber of personalities the APC has continued to received ahead of the general elections, we are truly blessed.

“I am truly confident that the defection of Bojo-Bodinga, is a good omen for the APC and an indication of the party’s victory at all levels,” he said.

On his part, Bojo-Bodinga said that he and his teeming PDP supporters across the state had left the party for APC for good.


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