As the 2023 election draws near, New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Gombe State has continued to receive defectors from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into its fold.
In the latest development, four former Deputy Chairmen in Billiri, Kwami and Nafada Local Governments and a former Councillor in Gombe have left the PDP for NNPP.
They joined NNPP after meeting the state NNPP Governorship Candidate for the coming election.
The defectors include: two former deputy chairmen from Billiri, one each from Kwami and Nafada Local Governments and a Councillor from Tall Ward in Billiri local government.
The defectors: Yila Dankuka, a
former Deputy chairman, Billiri Local Government (2013-2015;) Philip Bataliya Deputy Chairman, Billiri Local Government in
Others include: Auwalu Rabiu, former Deputy Chairman of Kwami Local Government; Hon. Aliyu Biri, ex-Dep Chairman of Nafada Local Government; and Hon. Muhammed Balas Tal, a former Councillor Tall Ward in Billiri local government between 2013 and 2015.