October 21, 2021


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Shinkafi dumps APGA, to join APC with Zamfara Gov

The immediate past National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, has decamped from the party to join the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Mattawalle into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Shinkafi a former Governorship candidate of APGA and the secretary of the party’s board of trustees had in a letter to the National Secretary of the party announced his resignation as a member of the party and Secretary of the BOT.

According to the letter Shinkafi said, “This is to formally tender my resignation as a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the Secretary of the Board of Trustee of the party with effect from the date of the letter.

“My decision to resign was made after due consultation with my supporters, my family members, my political associates in Zamfara State and other Nigerians who form my part of my support base,” Shinkafi said.

He expressed gratitude to the Governor of Anambra State who is the National Leader of APGA and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the party, Chief Willie Obiano; the party leadership; incumbent National Chairman, Dr. Victor Ike Our” Senator Victor Umeh the former National Chairman of the party for all their support while he was in the party.

“I wish the party well and also Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of our party for the forthcoming 6 November 2021 Anambra State Governorship elections, I wish him success in the polls,” he added.

The letter was copied to Zamfara State Chairman of the party, the Shinkafi Local Government Party Chairman, APGA Shinkafi, Zamfara State, Shinkafi South Ward Chairman among others.