The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafeez Abubakar, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People Democratic Party (PDP).
Sources close to the Deputy Governor confirmed the report of the defection to Channels Television.
This is coming few days after former governor, Senator Kwankwaso defected to the PDP.
The PDP in a tweet on its official handle @OfficialPDPNig has since welcomed Abubakar for returning to the party.
Read the Tweet below:
Breaking News! The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Professor Hafiz Abubakar has also dumped the All Progressive Congress (APC), @APCNigeria and has defected to the @OfficialPDPNig. PDP! Power to the people. pic.twitter.com/LEViQqEydu
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) August 1, 2018