Muhammadu Chubado Tahir, former Adamawa State Deputy Governor, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to lend assist to President Muhamadu Buhari’s re-election bid.
On Tuesday, he accompanied Governor Jibrilla Bindow to fee Buhari’s North-East marketing campaign workplace in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
Earlier than his defection, Tahir, who was Deputy Governor throughout the eight-month administration of Governor Bala Ngilari, was a robust contributor to the assist base of Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate.
Addressing a cheering crowd, he stated: “After fastidiously weighing the choices, I got here to a conclusion that APC is the occasion for all cheap Nigerians.
“I can let you know with out mincing phrases that PDP, specifically, is an assemblage of falsehood and lies.
“Right here in our state, as an illustration, it’s evidently clear that by purpose of actual dividends of democracy, the APC stands out and we are able to solely give kudos to Governor Bindow.”
Nonetheless, his defection might have been triggered by the governorship main of the PDP, which he and Dr. Umar Ardo withdrew from on the eve of its conduct, alleging irregularities.