The immediate Governor of Sokoto state, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has expressed satisfaction over the gale of defections, that has continued to rock the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Reacting to the recent defection of not less than 5,796 members of PDP and other parties to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gudu and Tangaza local governments of Sokoto state, Wamakko said he is satisfied by the development.
He maintained that Sokoto is a completely a state of APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, himself and the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, as well as his running mate, Alhaji Faruku Malami Yabo.
“As far as the seven local governments in the state we have so far visited, it is so far, so good. We are extremely elated with the popularity of the party and its wide acceptance by the entire people of the state.
“We will consolidate on the gains achieved during my two tenures as governor of the state between 2007 and 2015.”