Taraba state Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tony Suleiman, and the party’s Chairman in Sardauna Local Government of the state, Yusuf Tanimu, on Tuesday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Suleiman announced this at a reception organised for them and their supporters at the PDP state secretariat in Jalingo.
He accused the leadership of APC in the state of lacking ideas and had been sidelining them and their supporters from the party’s affairs.
Suleiman urged the people of the state to team up with Governor Darius Ishaku to enable him to deliver on his campaign promises.
“I call on the people of the state to support the rescue mission of Gov Ishaku to enable him succeed in the interest of the state,” he said.
Victor Bala, Chairman of PDP in the state, welcomed them and expressed delight that the good works of the party led government in the state was yielding results
Reacting to the development, Chairman of APC in the state, Hassan Ardo, described the allegations as baseless.
He said the party chieftains were money mongers and were offered money by the PDP to defect.