Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is delighted to find himself again having to rejoice with another set of All Progressives Congress politicians for crossing over to the Peoples Democratic Party in just 24 hours.
Browsing: Aminu Tambuwal
After several weeks of speculation, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, to his former party, Peoples Democratic Party.
Being the text of an address by Governor Aminu Tambuwal announcing his defection from the APC to PDP
The governor made his position known at a news conference in Sokoto
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the pilgrims, from Gada, Rabah and Wurno local government areas, were transported by Air Planers Airline which left the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport at about 4 p.m.
Shagari, former minister of water resources, contested for the seat in 2015 on the platform of the PDP, but lost to the incumbent, Aminu Tambuwal of the All Peoples Congress.
Gunmen on Tuesday attacked Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State, killing 39 people, injuring and displacing many others.
The 32 persons killed during the attack by gunmen in Gandi village and nearby communities of Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State were buried on Wednesday.
The latest of such killings was those of policemen on stop and search duty in Abuja.
Malam Abubakar Shekara, Director General Media and Public Affairs in Government House, announced the dissolution in a statement.
Speaking at the opening of the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Sokoto state on Saturday, Tambuwal noted that the current security situation leading to the incessant killings across the country clearly shows that those calling for state police were justified.
A statement issued on behalf of the group by Abdulmumin Jibrin, stated that the closed door session had a pre-determined agenda, where the issues of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, were discussed
In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the minister said death had cut short the rising profile of Adeyemo in the nation’s political scene.
Badaru, who is the Chairman, 2018 Congresses and Convention Committee of All Progressives Congress, debunked the reports when he fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Monday.
Tambuwal gave the advice in a message issued by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, to commemorate Easter in Sokoto on Sunday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bello-Gandi, 52, died on Tuesday after a protracted illness, and was buried according Islamic rites on Wednesday in Sokoto.
A statement issued in Sokoto by Tambuwal’s Media Assistant, Malam Imam Imam, said the advisers had been sworn-in.
A statement issued on Sunday in Sokoto by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the school would provide shelter, clothing and basic Islamic and western education to the children who fled insurgency in the North-East Zone and were currently living in Sokoto.
Tinubu, accompanied by APC chieftain, Alhaji idi Farouk, held a two-hour closed-door meeting with his hosts at both the Government House and Wamakko’s residence.
He expressed hope of meeting peoples’ expectation in the implementation of the budget despite the state government challenges in meeting its revenue targets in the last two years.