Alhassan Bawu, the Bauchi State campaign director of the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Bawu’s defection was followed by other officials of the party in the North-East.
The former CD stated this during a news conference in Bauchi on Tuesday.
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According to him, all the chairmen of the party, state and zonal officers, and national officers from the zone have also defected to support the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
He gave their decision due to the lack of structure of the LP at the state, local, and ward levels.
“The LP is not strong and won’t be able to win a single seat in the region.“We are officially declaring that all the North-East executives of the Labour Party are defecting to PDP to support Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
“We don’t want to waste our votes, and we want to use this time to mobilize votes to who has the capacity to win the election.
“On why they chose the PDP above other parties, he mentioned that they believed the party and its presidential candidate could handle the country.
“If we support Atiku, we know that our votes will help him in becoming the president of this country.”
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