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Politics of Wednesday, 18 May 2022


Ex-Kano gov Ibrahim Shekarau dumps APC

Senator Ibrahim Shekarau (L) joins the NNPP Senator Ibrahim Shekarau (L) joins the NNPP

A former Governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau has joined the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The news of his switch was announced by former Director-General of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s Support Group AbdulMumin Jibrin via the official Twitter handle.

The tweet reads, “BREAKING- Sen Ibrahim Shekarau joins NNPP. Details later.”

The 66-year-old two term former governor was also a former Nigerian minister of education in Nigeria.

He was elected in April 2003 and reelected in April 2007.

He was one of the candidates who aspired to become president in the Nigerian general elections of 2011.

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