All is now set for the former governor of Adamawa state, Senator Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow, to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The move, as observed by The Trumpet, is coming barely two days after his meeting with the Presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the incumbent governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri
His plans to defect was also noticed when his teeming supporters recently came out en mass to set ablaze thousands of brooms which is the symbol of the APC in the streets of Yola.
Reasons why he has decided to reunite with PDP, as gather by The Trumpet, was not unconnected by the alleged mistrust in the APC.
A party source who bared his mind to The Trumpet, said Bindow who governed the state between 2015-2019 on the platform of APC, has made up his mind to “dump the APC due to high handedness, mistrust in the party” adding that “he has now thrown his weight behind incumbent state governor and Atiku Abubakar.
Bindow it would be recalled recently described the PDP presidential candidate as a father figure in his life.
Also describing the state governor as a “younger brother who has excelled in the area of governance” he was noticed to have showered encomiums on him for completing all the projects he (Bindow) started but was unable to complete them before leaving office.
On the rumours making the rounds on his alleged plans to throw his weight behind Atiku and Fintiri, he admitted that PDP is his home.
According to him “PDP is home to me, I will do everything within my power to make sure that Adamawa remains a PDP state” adding that Fintiri is the only candidate that can consolidate on the gains and make Adamawa work again.
He said, “I trust and believe in his capacity and capabilities to provide more dividends of democracy to us all in Adamawa State as he has done in the last 3 years”.
He went ahead to call on his teeming supporters to align their weights in support of PDP, stating that “I am calling on all my supporters to support and vote PDP from top to bottom”
This move, according to him will “liberate the country from underdevelopment” and as well heralded the much desired dividends of democracy to the door posts of the people.
APC in Adamawa in recent times have suffered setbacks, as several members of the party, have continued to cross over to the PDP and Labour Party.
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