Opposition party’s Katsina deputy guber candidate leads thousands to APC
The Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has received thousands of decamped from the National Rescue Movement – NRM under the Deputy Governorship candidate, Alhaji Habibu Iliyasu.
Addressing the decampees at Government house council chambers, Governor Masari assured them that since they decamped through Alhaji Dahiru Bara’u Mangal, they would be treated equally like the pioneer members of the party.
He expressed the hope that they would work assiduously for the victory of APC in the 2019 general elections.
Also speaking shortly after receiving the decampees, the state chairman of the APC in Katsina state, Alhaji Shitu S Shitu assured that the party leadership both at state and local government levels would work closely with them to achieve victory for president Muhammad Buhari and Governor Masari as well as other candidates seeking elective positions in the party.
He assured that they would not be discriminated against in the APC.
The Deputy Governorship candidate of National Rescue Movement, Alhaji Habibu Iliyasu told Governor Masari that he was decamping after realizing that the Governor’s socio-economic development programmes are in tandem with his hopes and aspirations for the people of Katsina state and therefore decamped to achieve the goals.
Alhaji Habibu Iliyasu assured that they would work hard to campaign for the victory of the Governor in the polls.
The youth and women leaders of the state chapter of National Rescue Movement, Hajiya Sa’adatu Mainasara and Alhaji Danladi Ado Danyashi also spoke at length on the achievements of Masari led administration and work for his re-election. The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, An elder and chairman of Afdin and Max Air companies, Alhaji Dahiru Bara’u Mangal, another elder, Alhaji Ali Angas and the state chairman of
APC, Alhaji Shitu S Shitu among others witnessed the decamping ceremony.