Bashir Ishaq Bashir who is supposed to be the Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in Kano state has officially resigned from the party to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming elections.
This means that Bachir has withdrawn his support for LP’s presidential candidate Peter Obi to support his rival Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the APC, The Nation reports.
The Kano state indigene also announced that he will be joining the ruling party with his political allies at all levels of government.
Bachir said. “The following decisions were made: That as a coalition of Labour Party (LP) Gubernatorial, Senatorial and House of Representatives, House of Assembly Candidates, Chairman and Members of the Presidential Campaign Council, Members of the Gubernatorial Campaign Council, and Zonal and State Coordinators we have decided to endorse the candidate of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
“We have also resolved to leverage our existing political structures to work on the mass mobilisation of voters and swinging of votes to ensure his (Tinubu’s) emergence as the president of the federal republic of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election. “We shall be known as Game Changers for Asiwaju/Shettima 2023. Our slogan is “Sabon Lale”…Swinging the Votes. We shall return to the fold of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Party.”