Senator Bagudu Dumps PDP for APC, Joins Race for Kebbi Guber Ticket
The Senator representing Kebbi Central, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Apart from defected, Bagudu has also joined the race for the APC governorship ticket of Kebbi State.
NAN reports that Bagudu defected to the APC together with eight PDP members of the state House of Assembly.
However, a planned reception for those who defected to the APC was shelved sequel to a directive from the party’s headquarters.
It was gathered that the state chapter of the party would organise the reception after the governorship, House of Assembly, Senatorial and House of Representatives primaries, expected to be concluded by Sunday.
Bagudu, who presented his nomination form at the APC secretariat in the state on Saturday, said he defected following the advice from his associates and supporters.
“I am acting in tandem with advice from supporters, followers and political stakeholders in my constituency,” he said.
The senator said he was optimistic of clinching the APC governorship ticket in the state but would abide by any decision of the party.
Bagudu, who was accompanied by his supporters to the APC secretariat, appealed to members of the party to give him the opportunity to serve the people.
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