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Politics of Monday, 23 January 2023


Dino sends strong warning to APC after popular Kano activist, Naja’atu defect to PDP

Dino Melaye, Atiku Abubakar and Naja’atu Dino Melaye, Atiku Abubakar and Naja’atu

Dino Melaye, a spokesperson of the Presidential Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the resignation of Hajia Naja’atu Mohammed, a political politician, and activist.

Recall that Naja’atu resigned from her position as the Director of Civil Society Directorate in the APC Presidential Campaign Council on Thursday, January 19.

She was later seen with Dino Melaye and Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the party on Sunday, January 22. Leadership, an online portal reports that pledged her allegiance to the former Vice President.

Dino, a former senator for Kogi Central stressed that the PDP will continue to poach the best minds from the any of the political parties, more especially from the ruling APC.

He said: "It's happening now at Atiku's residence. Hajia Najahatu is 100% Artikulated. APC PCC take note. Exodus of prominent Apc PCC members will be a daily continuous affair from now till the 24th of February. SDM"

Leadership reports that Naja’atu had in a letter dated January 19, 2023 and addressed to the national chairman of the APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, said the challenges Nigeria face required her to continue championing the struggle for a better country with a clear conscience.

“I am writing to you to intimate you of my resignation from the All Progressive Congress (APC).

“I am by this letter also informing you of my resignation as the Director of the Civil Society directorate of the Presidential Campaign Council of the APC. It has been a great honour working with you to contribute towards the building of our dear nation,” her letter partly reads.

Also, in a separate statement issued on Saturday, the activist also said she quit partisan politics as the political parties have no ideological difference.

“After much reflection and careful consideration, I have decided to part ways with party politics.

“I have come to the realization that my values and beliefs no longer align with party politics.