….…Targets to make Kano one party state
By Our Correspondent
The National Chairman of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has on Thursday extended an open invitation to the only New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State and his party supporters to join the party.
Ganduje stated this during a stakeholders meeting with party members at the Presidential/State campaign office in Kano on Thursday.
The former Governor said the party would commence e-registration and the targets was to have highest number of membership from the state and also one party state.
He said talks have reached advanced stage with other smaller parties nationwide and more Governors, lawmakers would soon dump their parties and join the ruling party.
According to him, “our hands are open for other political parties to join our party. We call on the Governor of Kano State and all the supporters of NNPP to join our party. We are assuring him of a very good environment in our party, the APC.
His coming to the party will strengthen the APC at the state and national level and will drive development to Kano State as the most populous state in the federation.
“If we can do it at national levels why can’t we do it at the state level.
“We will soon commence e-registration and our target is to have highest number of membership in Kano and to have one party state in Kano.
“We are in talks with smaller parties to dump their parties and join the APC. And soon, Governors, Senators and others would dump to our party,” Ganduje however stated.
Present at the stakeholders meeting were the Deputy Senate President, Senator Barau Jibrin, former House Leader, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, Kano State party Chairman, Abdullahi Abbas among other party chieftains.