By Anthony Ogbonna
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, party. Governor Ahmed made know his decision just the same time the Senate President, Abubakar Bikola Saraki equally announced he has dumped the APC.
In a statement by his media aide, Muyideen Akorede, Governor Ahmed said he decided to dump the APC after much consultations with the people of his state.
According to him, “Following due consultations with the people and in response to calls by major stakeholder groups in the state, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed today defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), having realized that the All Progressive Congress (APC) can longer serve as a platform for achieving the aspirations and expectations of his people,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has equally dumped the APC.
Saraki made his defection known through his twitter handle.
According to him, ” I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).”