The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Mannir Dan’iya has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for All Progressive Congress (APC), days before the 2023 general elections.
The Deputy Governor, who is currently the Sokoto Central Senatorial District Candidate of the PDP will be received by President Muhammadu Buhari into APC today, Thursday, 9 February, 2023.
Buhari is expected to lead the presidential rally of the APC in Sokoto on Thursday, 9 February, 2023, and present the party’s Presidential Flag-bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to the people of the state.
In a letter dated Wednesday, 8 February, 2023 and addressed to the Kware Ward PDP Chairman, the Deputy Governor said, “I write notify you of withdrawal of my membership from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with effect from 8! February 2023. I appreciate the opportunities given to me, which made me serve in various capacities under the PDP.”