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Breaking: Former Governor of Zamfara Dumps APC, Defects To PDP



The former Governor of Zamfara State Abdul Aziz Abubakar Yari has Dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Yari was one of governors that helped Buhari to win the presidential election in 2015 and 2019.

Yari  was a notable force in the Economic team of Buhari’s administration in 2015 – 2019.

The former Governor was also the chairman of governors forum.

DailyTells understands that he left the party due to poor leadership from the APC led administration from the center.

It would be recalled that prior to 2019 general election APC in Zamfara state did not have any candidate for the governorship and senatorial elections in the state.

This online media had reported that the present governor of the state who was elected on the platform of PDP had decamped to the APC while his deputy governor still stocked with the PDP.


The entrance of the former governor is a boost to the PDP in the state as he decamped with thousands of his followers, only time will tell how the two parties will be fairing in the state.