Former PDP national financial secretary defects to APC
President Buhari, pictured, at his presidential campaign in Abia state
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, January 30, received the former national financial secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bolaji Anani, and his supporters into the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The president received the defectors at the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Rally inside the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar, NAN reports.
Legit.ng reports that Buhari said his administration would continue to fight corruption and improve the country’s economy. He also promised to support farmers across the country with soft loans to help them improve their produce. “I want to assure you that after I have been sworn in, I will visit Cross River again to interact with the people," he said.
Legit.ng previously reported that about 2,509 members of the PDP on Monday, January 28, defected to the APC in Sandamu local government area of Katsina state. Governor Aminu Masari received the defectors in Sandamu during his electioneering campaign in the area.
He said his administration would soon embark on general renovation of Sandamu general hospital and construct township roads across eleven electoral wards in the area.
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