APC Is Still Strong Despite The Defection That Struck The Party
Adamawa State Governor, Mohammed Bindow, and his Niger State colleague, Abubakar Bello, have dismissed the report that they are planning to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress to join the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.
The Governors at various times while speaking with journalist made know their positions in their states.
Bindow spoke while been asked a question on his return to Yola, the state capital, after his official visit to Abuja, on Monday.
He said, “I cannot leave the APC.”
The governor stated that though the ruling All Progressives Congress was hit by defections, the party still remains strong in Adamawa State.
“The people of Adamawa are happy with the APC government hence I have no reason to leave the party. Adamawa will remain an APC state.
“For me, there’s no opposition. The people will vote Governor Bindow because this is the best governor the state has ever had.”
He revealed that a commissioner of his resigned to seek elective office under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Abubakar Bello, Niger State governor, while speaking with Punch, stated that he had no reason to leave the party.
He said, “I remain a member of the APC and there is no wisdom leaving my beloved party. Three months ago, a special state congress of the ruling APC congress unanimously endorsed me and President Muhammadu Buhari by party members.”
The governor, who spoke through his Coordinator, Media and Publicity, Mr Jide Orintusin, said, “We make bold to say that the Niger State governor and the people are for and will remain in the APC and there is no going back.
“The state is absolutely committed to the APC in all ramifications so why do we have to leave what belongs to us?”