The governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Jigawa State, Comrade Abdullahi Tsoho has withdrawn from the governorship race and defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
His defection was announced on Friday in a statement by Habibu Nuhu Kila, the Special Adviser to Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State
Tsoho was received by Governor Muhammad Badaru in his office.
According to the statement, Comrade Abdullahi said he has come to realize that APC has all the qualities for championing the yearnings and aspirations of the electorate.
It added that the former Labour Party gubernatorial candidate promised that he and his teeming supporters will ensure the victory of APC in all elections.
While receiving Comrade Abdullahi in his office, Governor Badaru expressed his appreciation and promised that he and his supporters will be accorded every rights enjoyed by the old members of the party.