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BREAKING: 1,000 APC Members Defect To NNPP Amidst Party Crisis

NNPP welcomed 1,000 APC members who defected from the party amidst leadership crisis, including the suspension of its National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje.

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BREAKING: 1,000 APC Members Defects To NNPP Amidst Party Crisis
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NNPP welcomed 1,000 APC members who defected from the party amidst leadership crisis, including the suspension of its National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Deputy Governor Aminu Gwarzo received the defectors and emphasized the importance of local leadership living among their communities to ensure the success of state initiatives.

The ruling New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) in Kano State welcomed 1,000 defectors from the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the weekend, as confirmed by Ibrahim Shuaibu, spokesperson for the Deputy Governor of Kano State.

VerseNews reports that the defectors were formally received into the NNPP by Deputy Governor Aminu Gwarzo on Saturday.

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The influx of defectors occurred amidst a crisis within the APC in Kano State, with the suspension of the APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje, announced by the Ganduje ward in Dawakin Tofa Local Government. This move followed bribery charges brought against Ganduje by the NNPP-led state government.

Deputy Governor Gwarzo emphasized the importance of grassroots leadership, directing caretaker chairmen of the 44 local government areas in the state to reside within their councils. He warned against absentee leadership and announced plans for surprise visits to assess their commitment to duties.

Additionally, Gwarzo urged local government leaders to prioritize impactful projects in sectors like healthcare, education, and water supply, reaffirming Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf’s dedication to implementing programs beneficial to all residents of Kano State.

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