A grand reception was organised yesterday by the Katsina State PDP at Radda ward of Charanchi Local government to welcome Alhaji Mustapha Radda who decamped from the state’s ruling party APC.
Mustapha, who served as Masari Youth Vanguard co-ordinator during the 2015 general election had earlier In an exclusive phone call interview with KATSINA POST, stated unequivocally that he decided to part way with the current government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari.
When asked him why he took the decision, he said that it is because -according to him – the government has drifted away from its focus and has equally loose people trust and confidence including his despite leading the youth wing during the campaign struggles.
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The reception was attended by Alhaji Umar ‘Tata’ and many party executives as well as hundreds of PDP supported from across the state.
Those who spoke during the event includes the PDP Radda ward Chairman, PDP Charanchi Local government Chairman, Alhaji Umar Abdu ‘Tata’, Senator Abdu Tsauri, Alhaji Gambo Bakori and Alhaji Salisu Yusuf Majigiri.
Highlights of the reception includes the symbolic tearing of the APC membership card by the decampee and the issuing of a new PDP membership card by the Radda ward PDP chairman to the decampee.
It could be recalled that on Tuesday, a grand reception was organised by the PDP to usher Umar Tata back into the party too.
Abdullahi Umar Tsauri, an All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) gubernatorial candidate in Katsina the 2015 governorship election has decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Popularly calledTata, the Katsina state politician had earlier dumped the PDP for APGA to execute his 2015 guber ambition which was unsuccessful.