The Deputy Governor of Jigawa,
Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, has defected
to the All Progressives Congress.
But the state Peoples Democratic
Party stated that he was expelled
for alleged anti-party activities.
This was contained in a statement
by the PDP chairman of Galagamma
ward in Gumel, Jigawa, Alhaji
Ibrahim Kafinta, made available to
the News Agency of Nigeria on
Monday in Dutse.
The chairman said the decision to
expel Mahmud was taken during a
stakeholders meeting held in his
Reports had earlier indicated that
Mahmud had dumped the PDP for
the All Progressives Congress,
which won the March 28 election in
Kafinta did not say when the
stakeholders meeting, which
ratified the expulsion, held.
The ward chairman alleged that the
deputy governor “sabotaged PDP”
during the recent National
He added that the Gumel Local
Government Area headquarters of
the party, had endorsed the
Efforts by NAN to get the comments
of the deputy governor on the
matter failed as he neither picked a
call nor replied a text message sent