By Mohammed Nur
The rank of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) bought a lift on Saturday with the defection of Senator Basheer Lado together with greater than 5,000 supporters.
Lado was given a grand reception in Kano on Saturday on the Sani Abacha stadium.
Lado, who was accompanied to the venue by occasion supporters, was acquired by Deputy National Chairman of APC Mr. Segun Oni on behalf of occasion’s National Chairman, Mr. John Oyegun.
Lado promised to work for the event of the occasion not solely on the state degree however the nation as a complete.
“I am very happy to join APC with over 5,000 supporters. Together we are going to work for the party to become stronger and a party to beat in the state and the country in general,” he mentioned.
The former senator mentioned his resolution to maneuver to APC was borne out his conviction that APC had achieved and fulfilled the guarantees it made to voters.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy National Chairman of North-West of the occasion, Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir, described Lado’s coming as a `enhance’ to the APC within the state and the nation as a complete.
Earlier, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje mentioned that Lado had introduced lots of improvement to the state when he was a senator.
He mentioned that the contract of Kano-Katsina highway was awarded throughout the senator’s time period within the senate.
Ganduje additionally added that the senator moved the movement for the development of a fly-over alongside Zaria in Kano.
The governor additionally recommended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts within the combat towards corruption and insurgency.
He additionally thanked the President for approving the contract for the development of rail line from Abuja to Kano and Abuja -Kano highway.
Ganduje then appealed to the individuals of the state to proceed to wish for the presidents and for peace, stability and progress within the nation.
Dignitaries who graced the event included Governor Jibrila Bindow of Adamawa state, Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state, Senator Kabiru Gaya, Senator Barau Jibrin and a few members of House of representatives. (NAN)