After months of speculation, former Zamfara State governor, Abdul Aziz Yari and Senator Kabiru Garba Mafara have officially dumped the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) for the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
This was confirmed by the state PDP Chairman, Bala Mande while Addressing newsmen in Gusau, Zamfara state capital on Sunday.
Mande revealed that the PDP has received the two political heavyweights and other top APC members with their teeming supporters.
According to the chairman: “We want to officially announce to you of the joining of our great party, the PDP, by the former Governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Abdul Aziz Yari, Senator Kabiru Garba Mafara and their supporters”
“They are now PDP members, we have reached an agreement and we are going to implement the agreement.
“We have agreed to work together as one political entity in one party, the PDP for the success of the party in the State.
“We have also agreed to work extra hard to reclaim the lost mandate of Zamfara State in 2023 and save its people from their present predicament.
“I have given the stakeholders a complete update of where we are as a result of this development.”