Disaster rocks Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State, as several party big wings decamped to the ruling All Progressives Party (APC).
Among them who decamped to APC, is the former deputy governor of Kano State Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, who recently resigned to join Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Abubakar, a staunch allies of Kwankwaso, members of his Kwankwassiya Movement, met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night in Abuja.
In welcoming the party leaders back to the APC, President Buhari said the house was large enough to accommodate everyone and promised to speak to the leadership of the party and government in Kano to accommodate and work with the returnees.
He also appealed to stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country to work for genuine reconciliation for the benefit of the people and the nation.
Other returnees at the meeting include a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Aminu Dabo; the immediate past National Treasurer, Bala Mohammed Gwagwarwa; Security Adviser to Kwankwaso, retired Gen. Danjuma Dambazau; Eng. Mu’azu Magaji, all of them staunch members of Kwankwasiyya, as well as Sen. Isa Zarewa who left in protest against the last primaries.
The returnees were led to the President by the Governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru.
Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje who was also at the meeting with the President welcomed the return of the party stalwarts and promised the President that he was willing to work with everyone to record yet another historic victory in the general elections.