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150000 nPDP members defect to APC in Bauchi

| December 18, 2013 More

VANGUARD

APC OGUNAbout 150,000 members of the Kawu Baraje-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, otherwise known as the new PDP, yesterday, defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.

The former PDP members in Bauchi State were received by an APC chieftain in the state and former Minister of Police Affairs, Dr Ibrahim Lame.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after the ceremony, the leader of the group, Alhaji Abubakar Doma explained that the development was aimed at ensuring justice and fairness in the country.

Doma, debunked the claim by their former state chairman, Muhammed Isah that the former new PDP members had reconciled with the present national chairman Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

According to him: “The Bauchi state chapter of the new PDP has since joined the progressive national leadership of APC and has since been received by the party under the leadership of Ibrahim Lame.”

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