The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has asked Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf to cross carpet from the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) and join the ruling party at Nigeria’s centre.
Addressing newsmen after a stakeholders’ meeting in Kano, Ganduje said the meeting resolved to open APC doors to others who want to join the ruling party.
“We are appealing to those who want join APC to come. In particular, we are inviting the Governor of Kano and his NNPP to join APC,” Ganduje said.
The former last Kano Governor and current APC National Chairman asked party members not to be discouraged about losing the governorship election case at the Supreme Court.
Former commissioners and chief executive of parastatals who served under Ganduje attended the meeting.
Some senators and members of the house of representatives, Ganduje said, had joined APC, and expressed confidence that some governors would follow suit,
According to him, Tinubu loved Kano and insisted that the state should produce the Senate Deputy President despite enormous pressure.