Time In Nigerai: Shekarau as ex-governor quits PDP Kwankwaso’s associates woo
Rabiu Kwankwaso visited Ibrahim Shekarau in Abuja on Thursday A new twist has appeared in the political drama in Kano State as top associates of former governor
according to the Sources the visitors are trying to persuade the bitter rival of their ally to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which he left ahead of the 2019 elections following the return of Mr Kwankwaso to the party.
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Mr Shekarau joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) after the PDP handed over its leadership in the state to Mr Kwankwaso, who had been a member of the party since its inception in 1998, until he defected to the newly formed APC in 2014.
however Mr Kwankwaso wants to defect from the PDP, this time to the little-known New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
Mr Shekarau, himself a former governor who is now the senator for Kano Central district, is also no longer comfortable in the ruling APC. He is at loggerheads with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over the control of the party in the state.
On Thursday, the Chief of Staff to former Governor Kwankwaso, Adamu Dangwani, alongside Danburam Nuhu, a former federal lawamaker; Yusuf Danbatta, a former commissioner; and Hadiza Adado; who are all long-time allies of Mr Kwankwaso, visited Mr Shekarau in Abuja over the changing political weather in the state.
The politicians have reportedly vowed not to follow Mr Kwankwaso to the NNPP.