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Former Kano deputy governor defects to PDP

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Former Deputy Governor of Kano state , Prof . Hafiz Abubakar , has finally defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party .
Abubakar announced the decision while addressing a news conference in Kano on Tuesday .

“ Today is a day of joy and happiness for me to have left the All Progressives Congress to Peoples Democratic Party, ” he said

He said his decision to leave APC was necessary in order for him to have a peace of mind as well as have relevance in the scheme of things.

“ For the past two years or so, I have gone through hell and all sort of frustration and this issue is known to all people of Kano state . ”
The former deputy governor , who spoke at length on the genesis behind his political travails , expressed optimism that he would find peace in the new party he defected to .

He said he would continue to be loyal and support former governor of the state , Sen Rabi ’ u Kwankwaso .

Asked if he intends to the Kano gubernatorial race, Abubakar said he would let the people know when the time comes .

“ For now , I cannot tell you whether I will vie for the governorship position , only time will tell . “

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NAN reports that Abubakar had before he resigned as the Deputy Governor , petitioned the police and DSS over alleged threat to his life and plans to impeach him .

In the petition dated July 30 , 2018 , he signed and copied AIG in charge of Zone I Kano , and State Director of the DSS , Abubakar urged the police command to strengthen security around him among others .

Abubakar had been at loggerhead with the Gov . Abdullahi Ganduje based on their political differences .

( NAN )

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