The deputy governorship candidate, Alhaji Sule Dansadau; Yahaya Audi Mafara, the Zamfara West senatorial candidate; Alhaji Sani Yusuf Danmasami Zamfara Central senatorial candidate and Engineer Adamu Yakubu for the Zamfara North senatorial seat joined the APC.
They were received by the chairman of Zamfara 2023 governorship campaign council Abdulaziz Yari at an organised defection ceremony at Talata-Mafara Local Government Area.
Speaking at the ceremony, the state chairman of APC, Hon. Tukur Umar Danfulani, represented by his deputy, Alhaji Hassan Marafa Damri, expressed delight over their resolve to join the APC, which he described as a big plus to the party.
Damri emphasised that all right-thinking indigenes of Zamfara must be passionate about the peace and stability of the state and, therefore, must join hands in moving the state forward.
Yari expressed satisfaction with their defection, saying they took the wise decision by dropping their political ambition and joining the ruling APC.
He assured them that APC is a party for the people of Zamfara when considering its previous domination of power back from the defunct APP, ANPP and now APC.
In their declarative statements, the deputy governorship candidate and Zamfara Central senatorial candidate, who spoke on behalf of other defectors, said they resolved to drop their respective ambitions to support APC because of the peace and stability after reconciliation between former Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle.
They assured to mobilise all their supporters during the election and vote for APC candidates from top to bottom.