Former Jigawa Deputy Governor Dumps APC
By Aliyu Dangida
Former Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Ahmed Mahmoud Gumel has resigned his membership from the All Progressives Congress APC.
In a resignation letter signed by Ahmed Mahmoud Gumel dated 30th December addressed to the chairman All Progressive’s Congress APC Galangamawa Ward in Gumel local government area of Jigawa state.
The letter read as thus:-“with all sense of respect and regards as a Chairman, your person and your party to notify you of my resignation from All Progressive’s Congress (APC).
“I’m constraint to take this decision due to the obvious intra party conflict, disunity and lack of commitment and confidence on the party stalwarts towards the success of the party in the fourth coming general elections.
“By this decision, I will retire to my farming business and equally to continue with my philanthropist gesture to the people of Jigawa state.”
Ahmed Gumel assured APC of his continued consultation with the party stakeholders for any future plans, he wishes all the party members well in their present and future engagements.
Hotpen reports that, Ahmed Mahmoud Gumel was a one time commissioner of finance during the administration of former Governor Saminu Turaki, he equally served as two term Deputy Governor to the former Governor Sule Lamido under PDP.
Ahmed Mahmoud, a grassroot politicians and political mobilizer cum game changer led hundred of thousands of PDP followers in 2015 back to APC where he played a vital role in bringing the present APC Badaru led government on board.
The resignation of former Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Ahmed Mahmoud from APC came at the time political pundits predicts that some APC bigwigs are planning to dump the party due to internal crises wrangling the party since the annoitement of Umar Namadi Danmodi as 2023 gubernatorial candidate of the party by Governor Badaru Abubakar.