The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafeez Abubakar, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People Democratic Party (PDP).
Sources close to the Deputy Governor confirmed the report of the defection to Channels Television.
The PDP in a tweet on its official handle @OfficialPDPNig has since welcomed Abubakar for returning to the party.
Read the Tweet below…
We welcome the Sokoto state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal @AWTambuwal, the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, other returnees and new members back to our Party, the PDP. Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/xeEzjWAvT0
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) August 1, 2018