No fewer than 25,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kebbi State.
The decampees were led by the Chairman of PDP in the state, Bello Doya.
The decampees were made up of about 160 former PDP councillors, businessmen, contractors, as well as women and youth groups.
In his remark, the State Governor, Atiku Bagudu said APC was a blessing to Nigeria.
Bagudu promised to give equal opportunities to both the new and the old members of the APC in the state.
He said, “APC is a blessing to Nigeria, it has become the party of all, in APC everybody is equal, all will be treated equally and fairly.”
Also speaking, the State APC chairman, Alhaji Attahiru Maccido, said the decampees joined the party willingly.