Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He made the announcement in a tweet on Wednesday via the Sokoto Government House (@SokotoGovtHouse):
“I have consulted widely especially with the Sokoto people and they have confidently assured me of my next political move. I hereby defect officially to the @OfficialPDPNig. Power to the People”.
In the build-up to the announcement, people had gathered outside the Governement House, even as the state government tweeted an earlier notification, “Big announcement coming from @SokotoGovtHouse
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