Former Governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has been formally received back to his home party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The DEFENDER recently reported Shekarau’s indicated of readiness to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC, according to a statement by his spokesman, Sule Yau Sule.
The APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, led a delegation of bigwigs of the party to formally meet Alhaji Ibrahim Shekarau in Kano where Shekarau, who is also former Minister of Education, was received.
The APC chairman and other members of delegation stormed Mundubawa Palace of the Sardauna of Kano, Shekarau, to welcome him to the APC.
The delegation comprised of Kano State Governor Umar Ganduji, and a huge crowd of supporters, chanting “APC’’.
Apparently referring to the strength of his party, the Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena, tweeted: “When spider web unites, they tie up lion.”
Yekini Nabena @ynabena said in the tweet: “When spider web unites, they tie up lion.” Africa proverb.
Shekarau formally announced his defection from PDP to APC after a closed door meeting with APC National Chairman, Kano State Governor and other top party official.
According to Longe Lanre, tweet @longe_lanre: “Malam Ibrahim Shekarau finally defects to @OfficialAPCNg this gives APC total control in all strata of elections in Kano. @MBuhari victory becomes highly probable as we inch towards 2019 general elections.
It is a case of who laughs last…”