Wammako, Amaechi in discussion with CPC to join APC
Written by Yusha’u A Ibrahim, Katsina
Speaking at the inauguration of the CPC local governments interimGovernor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State and his Rivers counterpart Rotimi Amaechi are in discussion with Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) in preparation to leave PDP for APC, Interim Chairman of Congress for Progressive Change for Katsina State Alhaji Farouq Adamu Aliyu has disclosed.
committees in Katsina yesterday, Aliyu said the two PDP governors indicated interest in joining the APC and they will soon dump their party PDP for APC.
“More PDP governors, whom I don’t want to mention their names, have also indicated their interest in APC and I am sure they will soon come out and tell the world their intentions. Our door is open for any interested PDP governor to come and join the wagon of the APC.
“We will soon start receiving imminent personalities from the PDP in their quest to join the APC ahead of the conduct of the 2015 general election. This is to tell you that Nigerians are tired with PDP. Nigerians are ready to bring change in politics come 2015,” he said.
When contacted, spokesman of the Sokoto State governor Sani Umar denied that his boss is talking with the APC with view to dumping PDP.
“It is absolute lie. He should tell you where this talk was held. As far as I know there is no truth in what he is saying. You will recall that His Excellency said on Wednesday when he arrived in the country that he would not leave the PDP, but that he will continue to fight for justice,” he said. But Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State could not be reached for comments.
Meanwhile, the interim chairman said the CPC Board of Trustees has approved the dismissal of 30 members of the party in Katsina, saying “the affected party members will never be allowed joining APC even after it was registered.”