The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee, Mai Mala Buni, said on Wednesday the ruling party would soon shock Nigerians with an unprecedented number of defections from other parties in the country.
Buni, according to a statement issued by the Special Assistant on Press to the Senate President, Ezrel Tabiowo, stated this at a meeting between members of the APC caretaker Committee and the party’s Senate caucus held at the National Assembly, Abuja.
He stressed that such gale of defections from other parties to the APC would remain the largest in the nation’s political history.
Buni said the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barnabas Gemade and others such as Senator Hamma Misau are among those that have found their way to the ruling party.
He said: “Today, we are proud to say that the conflicts in most, if not all of the states have been settled. The party now proudly parade political heavyweights in their respective states that have either returned to the party or freshly joined the party.
“We have the former Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Former PDP National Chairman, Senator Barnabas Gemade, several members of the National Assembly, Chief Jimoh Ibrahim, former Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Danladi Kifasi, Sen. Isa Hamma Misau, and Alhaji Salisu Takai, among others.