Zaura, former Kano State governorship aspirant defects to APC

A former governorship aspirant, Alhaji Abdulsalam Zaura popularly known as A. A. Zaura, has defected from the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The defection of Zaura, Founder of A. A. Zaura Foundation, according a statement issued on Tuesday in by Zaura’s aide, Mr Al-Amin Ciroma,  followed consultations with stakeholders,

According the statement, the defection was facilitated by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s   Adviser on Solid Minerals, Balaraba Ahmed and APC chieftains in the state.

The statement also added that Gov. Ganduje Zaura for his contributions the growth and development of his community and the state as a whole.

He described A. A. Zaura as a youth whose coming into the party would lend credence the fact that the APC youth-friendly.

The APC Chairman in Ngoggo Local Government Area, Abdullahi Ramat, who earlier received Zaura into the party, described him as a youth politician who has the interest of his people at heart.

According him, the APC has a big catch in Mr Zaura who will not only add value the party but the state as a whole.

In his response, Zaura described his defection as homecoming, and pledged work towards developing the party in the state.

He called on all the GPN members across the state join the APC, saying that the party a youth-friendly platform.

He to, within his powers advance the successes recorded by the APC in the state. (NAN)