Court process on to declare Gusau as Zamfara governor’ ― PDP

…Cautions Police over harassment The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has condemned the reported attempt by the police to undermine the statutory powers of the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, pointing out that the State governor, Bello Matawalle, has already decided to vacate his office by decamping to the All Progressives Congress, (APC). In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the Party informed that the process has begun in the High Court to formally declare the deputy governor as the substantive State Chief Executive.…

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APC declares Matawalle leader of Zamfara APC

…As Buhari welcomes gov. to party, warns against complacency…Buni C’ttee dissolves State Exco The National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni has announced the dissolution of Zamfara APC executive council from wards, local government to State level. Buni spoke during the formal defection of Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle to the APC in Gusau, the State capital. He said Matawalle would remain the leader of the party in the state and the party exco stands dissolved, urging all stakeholders to support the governor in delivering…

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Zamfara defection: “I will not betray my father by joining Matawalle”, says  Deputy Gov. Aliyu

Ahead of yesterday’s defection of Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle from the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC), along with three senators, five members of the House of Representatives and 18 members of the state House Assembly, the State Deputy governor, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, two Rep members and six members of the State’s House of Assembly have declined to defect with the governor. According to a source in Zamfara State Government House, the younger Gusau departed for Abuja to avoid the defection programme. He said, “The…

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Zamfara PDP supporters defect to APC

A group of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) supporters in Kungurki ward, in Kaura Namoda local government area (LGA) of Zamfara State, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The group announced its defection at a ceremony on Wednesday in Sabon-garin Kaura, Kaura-Namoda, Zamfara State. Speaking on behalf of the group, Malam Bala Ayuba said that the former PDP members under three different groups decided to leave the party for APC. Receiving the defectors, Alhaji Umaru Isiyaka, APC Kaura-Namoda LGA Chairman, commended the defectors for joining APC.He called on all…

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Zamfara PDP chairman dies in Germany

The chairman, Zamfara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Ibrahim Mallaha, is dead. Mallaha died on Monday in a German hospital after a protracted sickness. This was disclosed to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Ahmed Farouq Shettima Rijiya. It was, however, gathered that the death of the chairman might not be unconnected to a heart-related problem. Mallaha has been battling with a serious heart ailment, reason he was flown out of the country, according to reports. However, it was not…

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