Former Bauchi State Governor Malam Isa Yuguda has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to forgive him for joining other political parties in Nigeria saying that he is sorry and regretted his action
Yuguda made the statement in Bauchi during the official flag of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar 2019 campaign
He said, “forgive us, we have offended you before when we joined other parties but please forgive us. It was not our making, we just found ourselves in other parties. But from today our loyalty is hundred percent (100%) and we will never turn our backs against you again. Today I assure you on behalf of the eighteen others we are with and Governor Abubakar”.
In his speech President Muhammadu Buhari reiterated his administration commitment to continue with the ongoing war against corruption in the country if re-elected as president of Nigeria
He said, “I urge you today, the people of Bauchi State to support us in our efforts to rid our country of those who want to come back to power and to continue to loot our collective wealth. We will also sustain the current effort of ensuring massive food production by revamping the agricultural sector”
In his remarks, Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar commended President Buhari for initiating programs like N-Power, market moni, Trader Moni and schools feedings.
Earlier presenting the eighteen defectors to the National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Adams Aliyu Oshiomole, Bauchi State APC Chairman Alhaji Uba Ahmed Nana said that “this people you see are stakeholders from various political parties who have seen the achievements of your party and have decided to decamp to the APC and to add more value to it.
He said, Nigerians have noticed their achievement, contribution to the socio-economic development of this country and they come to.ltoday to tell the world that they have abandoned their former party for APC which is a sign of victory in the forthcoming elections.
Receiving the defectors, APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomole said that President Buhari is a thief-catcher that is why all the thief that was in APC have returned to People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ”put a thief in charge of money wait and see what would happen, he would steal all the money”. he said.
“APC is not using government money for its campaign. If Atiku is elected as President he will sale Nigeria. People should ask Atiku where he get his wealth from. What is his business that he got rich like that part from the money he allegedly stolen from Custom Service? He has promised to sale NNPC like they sales NItel, NEPA, Nigerian Airways and others .
Those who defected to APC from PDP to APC include, former Bauchi Governor Isa Yuguda, Ahmed Adamu Muazu, Dr. Musa Babayo, PDP Deputy National Vice-Chairman Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, former Deputy Governor Abdulmalik Mahmood, Adamu Bello Glade, Ambassador Adamu Jumbo, Ahmed Yayale and Kaulaha Aliyu.