December 9, 2022
PDP BoT member joins APC PDP BoT member joins APC

PDP BoT member joins APC

From Joseph Asegba, Yola

The defection of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Senator Grace Folusade Jackson Bent from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Four state governors were in the state to receive the big fish.

The governors were Mr. Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar and the deputy governor of Kogi State, Mr. Edward Onoja, who represented his master, Alhaji Yahaya Bello at Lelewal Motel Yola, Adamawa State.

The APC caretaker National Chairman, Governor of Yobe State, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, represented by a member of the committee, Chief Ken Nnamani, expressed satisfaction by the large crowd that left no room for maneuver in the hall.

He said: “Today, we are receiving the first female Senator from the North into our great party and with us here, also are some of the performing governors of our party.”

He further said that as she joined the moving train, the party was out to win the 2023 election, adding that while the APC is open, the other party operates like a secret cult.

Also Prof. Tahir Mamman, who represents the North East in the committee, said the entry of Grace Bent into the party would further enhance it.

Mamman stressed that Bent has the right to vie for any position in the party if she so chooses to run, calling for support to the former Senator.

In his welcome address, the state caretaker chairman, Ibrahim Bilal represented by Samaila Bulama, said in Adamawa, the state welcomes the decampee who is well known for her contributions to her constituents just like what Aishatu Binani was doing.

Governor Abubakar of Jigawa State, in his comment, said people keep wondering why the APC has been witnessing lots of people coming to it.

In her comments, the wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, described the entry of Bent into the party as historic, appealing to her to bring her wealth of experience into the party.

Speaking, Bent said she was full of joy as she commended all those who came to support her.

“I am so excited, as after my escapades in the PDP, the time is right for me to join the progressives minded people,” she said.

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