Some political power brokers from the opposition New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) in Zamfara state had defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).
They were received at the state government house Gusau on Monday by Governor Bello Matawalle who was assisted by the state APC Chairman Tukur Umar Danfulani and some APC stakeholders in the state.
Among those that defected include its state assembly candidate for Zurmi East, State Organizing Secretary Hon. Babangida Damba, as well as his Deputy.
Chairmen of the party from ten (10) local governments also joined the defection train.
Others included party welfare Secretary, State Women leader, State Deputy Publicity Secretary as well women leaders from ten (10) local government councils.
They said they have defected to the ruling APC in order to offer support to the giant effort of the Governor for the transformation of the state.
Governor Bello Matawalle welcomed them to the APC and assured them of his resolved to carrying them along in moving the party forward.