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Ganduje’s Chief Of Staff Meets Kwankwaso, Dumps APC For NNPP

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Ali Makoda, chief of staff to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

The FidelinfoNews recall that Ganduje appointed Makoda chief of staff in 2019. Makoda had previously served as the commissioner for environment.

In April, he tendered his resignation as chief of staff, but Ganduje rejected his letter.

He was said to have joined NNPP on Friday night after a meeting with Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of the state.

Kwankwaso is also a presidential hopeful on the platform of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP).

Kwankwaso was said to have received Makoda and other defectors at his Miller road residence in Kano.

Other APC members in the state who dumped the ruling party alongside Makoda were Badamasi Ayyuba, member, house of representatives; Murtala Sule Kore, member, a member of the state house of assembly; Alhaji Mamuda, chairman of Makoda LGA.

Recall , The FidelinfoNews had earlier reported that Abdulmumin Jibrin, a former house of representatives member and director-general of the Bola Tinubu support group, has joined NNPP on Friday, after a meeting with Kwankwaso.

Meanwhile, Ibrahim Shekarau, a former Kano governor, is also rumoured to be making plans to join the NNPP.

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BREAKING: Fresh Trouble Looms As Wike Directs Immediate Removal Of PDP Flags In Govt House

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Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers, issued an order on Thursday to take down all PDP flags from the Government House.

This occurs just days after the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) embattled Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike, and former vice president and presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar met in Abuja to try to work out their disagreements ahead of the general elections in 2023.

However, a source privy to this development report that the aggrieved governor instructed the Rivers state Government house CSO to pull down all PDP Flags in the Government House.

Recall that The FidelinfoNews had earlier reported how the Board of Trustees (BoT) of PDP also set up a committee to reconcile the “warring factions” in the party.

Speaking on the reconciliatory moves by the party, Walid Jibril, the PDP BoT chairman said the meeting will generate “strong recommendations” that will lead to the reconciliation of aggrieved members, including Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state.

This is a developing story….

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Falsehood, Disinformation Won’t Win Elections, Tinubu Tells Obi

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Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Peter Obi, the candidate for the Labour Party, to warn his supporters against spreading false information.

Speaking on behalf of Asiwaju, Bayo Onanuga, the Director of Media and Communications for the Tinubu Campaign Organization (TCO), claimed that Obi’s supporters have been spreading false information to the public in an effort to harm the APC candidate.

Recall that a report emerged online a few days ago, that the Ghanian President, Nana Akufo-Addo wrote a letter to Asiwaju, asking him to step down and support Peter Obi and take care of his health.

The President had via his official Twitter handle, debunked the report, calling it fake news, stating that it is a product of deliberate mischief with the intent to deceive the public.

Reacting, the TCO media Director asked Obi to disavow his supporters who are employing fake news against the former Lagos State Governor.

“We have come to a point where it becomes imperative to tell Obi to show leadership and disavow his supporters who are employing fake news and disinformation as deliberate tools to deceive and poison the minds of unsuspecting Nigerians,” Onanuga stated.

 

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JUST IN: More Trouble For PDP As Women Leader Defects To APC

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Hajiya Yar-Sokoto Jega, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women leader for Kebbi Central, Kebbi State, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Jega said this when she spoke at a ceremony in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday,

According to her, she left the party because of injustice and a lack of purposeful leadership.

Jega stated that she decided to join the APC because of the numerous achievements of Gov. Atiku Bagudu, adding that she joined the party with over 800 supporters.

“I have been in PDP for many years, they have nothing to show to people and we have been neglected by the party.

“I even use my money for the cause of the party, but yet I have not seen any change with my people, especially the women that I represent.

“Prior to my defection, I was in charge of eight local government areas under the PDP, I left with most of my followers,” Jega said.

Some of the dignitaries at the ceremony were Alhaji Abubakar Kana-Zuru, the state APC Chairman; Alhaji Sani Zauro, the Chairman of the state APC Elders Forum; and Alhaji Faruk Musa-Yaro, Personal Assistant to the state governor.

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