By Anthony Ogbonna

The immediate past deputy governor of Kano State, Hafiz Abubakar, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying he was not consulted over a nomination for a deputy governor of the state who will fly the ticket with Kwankwaso’s nominee.

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Mr. Abubakar, who had joined resigned his position as Deputy Governor to join the former governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso in the PDP, said however that he is now a member of the Peoples Redemption Party, PRP.

The former deputy governor also said that injustice meted on his supporters equally informed his dumping the PDP.

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He said his ‘only request’ of one slot in the Kano State House of Assembly for his loyalists was equally denied him by PDP.

According to him, “Although I will not seek the position, because I came from same local government with the governorship candidate, but courtesy demands that I should be consulted. But some people sat down and took decisions without our consent and sent the selected candidate to national headquarters of the party.

“They thought I am irrelevant. At this juncture I decided to move out so that whoever thinks I am irrelevant will find out the truth or otherwise of his assumption. This is my main reason of leaving the PDP. I have notified ward and local government leadership of the party,” he said.



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