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2023: Trouble for APC, NNPP as popular governorship candidate in northern state quits race, defects to PDP



The governorship candidate of the Allied People Movement (APM) in Bauchi state, Auwal Isah, has withdrawn from the race and defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) just a few weeks before the 2023 general elections.

Leadership reported that Isah defected alongside his supporters, adding that he collapsed the APM structure to join the PDP. gathers that the former APM guber flagbearer announced his defection in Darazo and also declared support for the reelection bid of Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of the PDP.

Why I withdrew from governorship race, Isah reveals

Speaking further, Isah said he decided to withdraw from the race and join Governor Mohammed’s campaign train because of his desire to see Bauchi state make meaningful progress.

The former APM chieftain said the state governor is making a huge impact in the state.

According to Isah, visible projects executed by the governor such as water, roads, health care, schools and electricity among other basic amenities spread across the state informed his decision to take the step.




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