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Senator Isa Yahaya Zarewa defects from APC.
Senator Isa Yahaya Zarewa, the former senator and an aspirant in the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries in Kano state has defected from the ruling party.
Daily Trust reports that Senator Zarewa who made this known on Monday, October 22, said his decision was based on the injustice meted to many aspirants who participated in the primaries. According to him, majority of the aggrieved party members have also decided to decamp for the party’s inability to do justice to their grievances.
Zarewa who had contested against the serving Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya added that, they have decided not to go to court for obvious reasons, but have set a committee that will find a way out for them.
Meanwhile, gist36 had reported that the APC announced the results of the senatorial primary election for Kano state, as the former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau, and two incumbent senators, Kabiru Gaya and Barau Jibrin, won the party’s tickets. Shekarau picked the ticket for Kano central senatorial district in the election scored 973,435, Gaya got 1,05057 votes and Jibril emerged unopposed.
This was stated by the presiding officer of the primaries Garba Saleh while announcing the results after the election. Shekarau who recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to APC said his decision was due to the injustice meted on him and his supporters by the PDP leadership.