Alhaji Sa’ad Tahir, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) in Adamawa has defected to All Progressive Congress (APC) .
Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa confirmed the development during the inauguration of Menene Buhari-Bindow Ne 2019, North-East Campaign Office on Tuesday in Yola.
Bindow said that the defection of the former PDP governorship aspirant together with some stalwarts of PDP in the state was a sign of victory for APC come 2019 general elections.
“Today, I am announcing the decampment of my brother, Alhaji Sa’ad Tahir, the PDP governorship aspirant in the recent party’s primaries.
“ Tahir has returned home and he is highly welcome ” Bindow said.
He said the APC in the state would fix a date to organise a befitting reception for the defectors.
In his remarks, Tahir , who was also the deputy to former governor, Bala Ngillari, said that he was now politically comfortable in the new party he had joined.
Tahir said that APC- led administration would be a party to beat in the 2019 elections, assuring Gov. Bindow that he and his supporters would do everything possible to ensure APC’s win in the forthcoming elections .
Earlier, Alhaji Mansur Toungo, an APC chieftain, said that the office was dedicated to the Buhari and Bindow 2019 campaign.
Toungo said that the office would serve as a Centre for Excellence from where North-East campaign activities would be carried out and monitored.