The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Shehu Buda has dumped the ruling party.
Naija News learnt that Buda defected from APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and declared support for the governorship candidate of the party, Dauda Lawal.
Buda, giving the reason for his defection from the ruling party ahead of the 2023 general elections, said his decision was reached after a conclusion by his political associates.
He appreciated the remaining members of the ruling party in his local government.
Buda announced his resignation as the Chairman of APC in Bukkuyum Local Government.
The statement released by Buda concerning his resignation reads, “I am pleased to inform you that I decided to drop my appointment as the Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC) Bukkuyum Local Government Zamfara State.
“My resignation is following the decision and conclusion reached by a political associate.
“I thank all the remaining members of the APC In Bukkuyum Local Government.”
See his resignation letter below:
Buda’s defection is coming days after the Zamfara State chapter of PDP vowed that nothing will stop the party from taking over the state next year during the polls.
The Zamfara PDP said the APC in the state should stop rejoicing that the PDP won’t contest in the coming election.
Naija News revealed that a Federal High Court sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State barred the PDP from fielding a governorship candidate in Zamfara for the 2023 elections.
The court according to an order on Tuesday, November 8 by Justice Aminu Bappa ruled that the PDP does not have a valid candidate for the Zamfara governorship election.