It was reported that Atiku’s North East campaign Director General, Sen. Saudi Umar Kuma was at the campaign headquarters of All Progressive Congress (APC), on Friday 11th January, 2018, where he pledged his support for the Party.
Festus Keyamo, the spokes person of President Muhammad Buhari took to his Twitter handle where he wrote:
” The game is on! After recent mass defections of PDP leaders of North-East to join PMB train, today the latest convert Atiku’s North-East campaign DG Senator Saidu Umar Kumo (standing to my left) was at our campaign h/q to pledge his support! Then the trending 4+4 followed.
It was recorded last week that Senator Babayo Gamawa the Deputy National Chairman of PDP who was suspended, also defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC), alongside Kaulaha Aliyu.
They were both received at the Presidential Villa in Abuja by President Muhammadu Buhari.
NAN reports the defectors of top PDP officials from Bauchi state, were accompanied by Governor Mohammed Abubakar, the incumbent governor of Bauchi state.
The ceremony led to a close door meeting with the President, which took up to 35 minutes as reported.
It was recorded last week that Sen. Babayo Games the PDP deputy National chairman