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I Will Not Return to APC — Kwankwaso

A former Kano State Governor, Sen Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has denied reports that he is perfecting plans to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement also said he is not mulling the idea of floating a new political party to challenge PDP and APC for power in 2023.

Several reports had indicated that the former governor had reached out to APC national leaders to return to the party he left in 2018.

But while reacting to enquiries on the issue, a media aide to Kwankwaso, Saifullahi Hassan, said all the reports concerning decamping and forming a new party were not true.

Also reacting, a chieftain of the ruling party in the state and Commissioner for Rural Development, Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso, said the APC in the state does not have anything against anyone joining the ruling party insofar as the person is ready to submit to the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

He said as declared by the APC national caretaker chairman, Mai Mala Buni in Cross River and Zamfara states, the leadership of the party in any state rests on the governor of the state.

“If he wants to come to APC, let him withdraw his red cap to come under Ganduje,” he added.

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