Buhari’s campaign coordinator and others defect to PDP in Zamfara
Alhaji Bature Sambo, the 2019 election campaign coordinator of President Muhammadu Buhari in Zamfara State defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) alongside other top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state on Thursday, August 8.
Speaking at the “defection” ceremony held at the Gusau Government House, Sambo hinged his defection on Governor Bello Matawalle‘s performance which includes ending banditry in less than two weeks of his tenure.He further held that the former Governor of the state Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari was unable to do same.
Sambo defected to the PDP alongside the current Board Chairman, National Hospital Port Harcourt, Alhaji Muktari Anka; the immediate past Commissioner for Youth Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed; the immediate past Special Adviser, Alhaji Ibrahim Ajala, and over 6,000 other APC supporters.
Receiving the APC defectors, Governor Matawalle stated that everyone will be treated equally and also warned supporters of the past administration to desist from creating unnecessary tension in the state or face the full wrath of the law.