Why I Dumped PDP - Kwankwaso

We had earlier reported that the former Governor of Kano State officially dumped the main opposition party on Tuesday.

A former Governor of Kano State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Musa Kwankwaso has opened up on why he left the party.

Recall that we reported that he dumped PDP on Tuesday for the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

Kwankwaso while receiving his NNPP membership card from his ward chairman in Abuja, charged Nigerians to join the new party to attain a change in the country.

The former Governor while giving the reason for dumping the PDP for NNPP said he left due to a crisis within the party.

He said, “We had a situation in April last year where zonal positions were being shared among the States and all leaders in the six other states were allowed but in Kano, some people felt I wasn’t that important, so they had to do what they did.

“That is what triggered the issue (defection) and I spent almost a year now waiting for the PDP to talk to me, even the new leadership, to come and talk to me; they didn’t want to talk to me.

“For that reason, I felt there are irreconcilable differences between my humble self and many other leaders and they are mainly based on ideology.

“I have just received my membership card and of course, I’m the newest member of the NNPP. I’m so delighted that I’m now a member of the NNPP in Kano.

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