‘Atiku Associates’ Have not Defected in Adamawa

Adamawa Government has denied media report that some of its commissioners referred to as “Atiku associates” have defected or are planning to defect to join the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh made this known Tuesday in a chat with newsmen in Yola.
Sajoh said that following the media report, the affected commissioners had made it clear during the last State Executive Council meeting that they were still with the government.
“The affected commissioners had during the last executive council meeting made it clear that they are still in APC government of Bindow,” Sajoh said.
Also commenting on the development, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Ahmadu Waziri, who was mentioned in the media report to have defected to APC, described the report as “character assassination”.
“I have never been an Atiku associate, even indirectly and Bindow is my principal not Atiku,” Waziri said.
Also speaking on alleged mass defection in Adamawa APC, the state chairman of the party, Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal said that there was no mass defection in the party in Adamawa.
“All our party executives in the state are intact and for sure the defection of Atiku will not affect the party’s fortunes in the state,” Bilal said.

Author: News Editor

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