Dr. Babayo Liman, NNPP North-East Zonal Secretary, announced the defection when he spoke with newsmen on Tuesday.
The member of Rabiu Kwankwaso Presidential Campaign Council stated this at a news conference on Saturday in Gombe
The North East Zonal Secretary of the party announced his resignation at a news conference on Monday in Bauchi.
This was necessitated by the rejection of the same faith Muslim-Muslim ticket of the APC.
Badaru gave the warning Friday while inaugurating the APC 2023 gubernatorial campaign in Jahun, headquarters of Jahun Local Government Area of the state.
It was the brainchild of the National Peace Accord, under the leadership of retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar.
The Caretaker Chairman of the party in the state, Alhaji Abdussalam Abdullateef, who made the rebuttal at a news conference on Saturday in Osogbo, urged Nigerians to disregard the claim.
The Coalition demanded the immediate resignation of the National Chairman of the party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu.
Johnson was reacting to speculations on social media that the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) presidential candidate, Kwankwaso, was considering stepping down for either the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar or the APC candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Unveiling his running mate Friday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna, Hunkuyi assured of the readiness of the party to strictly govern by justice, fair play and equity if given the mandate to lead the affairs of the state.
The former Governor of Kano State defected from the NNPP to the PDP at a massive ceremony on Monday.
He made the donation Monday, in Kano at an event to receive Ex-Kano State Governor, Sen. Ibrahim Shakarau, into the fold of the party from the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
Shekarau, a former Kano State governor, joined the NNPP recently from the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Shekarau, who is currently representing the Kano Central Senatorial district, confirmed his defection plan even as he did not disclose the party he was defecting to while addressing a crowd of supporters at the Kano Foundation office along BUK Road.
Recall that Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s has sacked 313 district heads and 4,453 village heads in June 2017 as part of restructuring of traditional chiefdoms in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the choice of Idahosa as Kwankwaso’s running mate in the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the NNPP was made known Thursday.
He was promoted District Head of Madobi with the title: Majidadin Kano, Hakimin Madobi by the Kano Emirate Council.
In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Chief Willy Ezugwu, SERG noted that “the ongoing battle for the soul of Nigeria ahead of 2023 presidential election does not require an alliance with a politician with ethnic-superiority mindset.
Kwankwaso, a former Governor of Kano State, made the remark on Saturday amid report of merger with Labour Party.
The lawmakers are Senator Dauda Jika representing Bauchi Central and elected on the platform of the APC; and Senator Ezenwa Francis Onyewuchi representing Imo East Senatorial District, who was elected on the platform of the PDP.