Top aide of Governor Bello, Karaku, 35,000 others Dumps APC for PDP in Kogi central, Pledges Support for Akpoti-Uduaghan
- As DG campaign, Badamasuiy predicts victory for Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan
A Former Chairman of Okene Local Government and senior aide to Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Karaku has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Alhaji Karaku officially dumped the APC during the presidential rally of PDP, and the coming of the presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to kogi state.
The grand rally and defection ceremony which witnessed an unprecedented crowd took place at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja Kogi State recently.
Alhaji Karaku who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and powerful grassroots mobilizer in Kogi central district, declared his unalloyed support for the candidacy of Atiku Abubakar, Kogi Central senatorial candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan and other PDP candidates.
The former Okene LG chairman was received by the PDP National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu and other PDP stakeholders.
Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan campaign Organization noted that the defection of Alhaji Yahaya Karaku, a close ally of Governor Yahaya Bello signals the acceptance of PDP and the candidacy of Barr. Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan in Kogi Central senatorial district.
The Campaign Council also stated that it will continue to reach out and preach the message of hope of PDP and Barr. Natasha’s vision to change the narratives to win more political leaders from APC before the general elections.
The campaign organization noted that the quest to recover Nigeria from hopelessness is a business of all lovers of growth and development.
A former house of Representatives member, Adavi/Okehi federal constituency, Abdurahman Badamasuiy has assured of overwhelming victory for the party in the state.
Badamasuiy who is also the Director General, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan campaign organization, also said the senatorial position of his Candidate is a done deal, saying that the people have since rejected the bad government of the ruling APC in the state.
He said the number of leaders and supporters of the ruling party who are defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on daily basis, showed that the ruling party has failed the people from the federal to the state.
He called on the people, particularly from the central senatorial district of Kogi state to be resolute, saying that their days of woes and sufferings was over.