Nasarawa APC receives 1,000 defectors


More than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties on Sunday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wakama ward of Nasarawa State.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defectors included former elected councillors as well as PDP ward chairmen and secretaries.

Receiving the defectors at a formal ceremony at Wakama, the state APC Treasurer, Mr Mohammed Aya, said the party was encouraged with their decision to join the ruling party.

The treasurer, who represented the APC State Chairman, Mr. Philip Shakwo, assured the new comers that they had equal rights and privileges like the old members.

He, therefore, assured that the government would site projects that would impact on the lives of the people of the community to justify the action of the defectors.

Similarly, the immediate past deputy governor of the state, Mr. Silas Agara, said that now that the people of the community decided…



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