- The Senator representing Kaduna state north at the Senate has been received by the Peoples Democratic Party in the state
- Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi was received alongside other defectors in the state
- The defectors were received by the state chairman of the PDP, Felix Hassan Hyet and other executive members of the party
The Kaduna state Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday, August 6, received Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi and his supporters in Kaduna.
Hunkuyi, who represents Kaduna North in the Senate, was among the 13 APC senators who recently defected to the PDP and other political parties.
Hunkuyi was received by the state chairman of the PDP, Felix Hassan Hyet and other executive members of the party.
Hyet urged them to work with the party to take power from the APC in the state come 2019.
He claimed Hunkuyi brought APC to power in the state.
Hunkuyi who arrived the venue of the event with other defectors was received by a crowd of supporters.
He said that PDP is fully back, rebranded and ready to take over power from the ruling party.
However, he claimed he made an error bringing el-Rufai on board in 2015. He begged for forgiveness over the role he played in bringing the APC to power in Kaduna.
Also, the immediate past Governor of the state, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero and Muhammad Sani Bello who are both seeking the party’s ticket for the governorship seat, were among those who attended the event.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the speaker of the Borno House of Assembly, Abdulkarim Lawan, declared that the entire state will vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Lawan boasted that the current gale of defections from the APC will not get near the state.
The speaker said the entire lawmakers in the state belong to the APC and none of them is planning to defect.
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