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Senator Ishaku tells why he decamped from PDP to APC

by Mustapha Olamide
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Senator Ishaku Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa North within the National Assembly, has revealed why he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The senator, while speaking with newsmen after a quick meeting with the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee at the APC national secretariat on Thursday, November 26 in Abuja, Abbo said he left the PDP due to “injustice” within the party.

Abbo who said, “I’m moving from darkness to light” was accompanied to the APC national secretariat by the Senate president, Ahmed Lawan.

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He said:

“In the primary place, the rationale everybody should join politics is to serve the people. The essence of state is to figure for the poor masses and ensure justice.

“My main mission of joining the APC is because I even have seen justice, I even have seen development and that i have seen desire for the leadership at the very best peak to sacrifice their personal comfort just to form the poor people to feel good. So i’m within the APC to deliver. i’m within the APC to assist the people.”

Lawan, who introduced the senator to the APC leaders, emphasised that Adamawa state is an APC state, adding that the accident that happened to make what’s today ruling Adamawa would be addressed.

He said:

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“By the grace of God, by 2023, Adamawa should take the rightful place it deserves. Let me be very specific and emphatic, Adamawa deserves an APC governor, APC National Assembly, APC state Assembly.”

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