Ex-water resources minister, Mukhtar Shagari dumps PDP for APC in Sokoto


The former minister of water resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State.

Shagari, who served as minister in the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, is one of the oldest members of the PDP.

He was also the deputy governor of Sokoto State during Aliyu Wamakko’s administration from May 2007 to April 2011.

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The APC secretary in the state, Abubakar Yabo, and other members of the state executive committee presented the party’s membership card to Shagari in Sokoto at the weekend.

In his address at the event, Yabo described the former minister as a quality addition to APC at the state and national levels.

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