The Periscope Reporter
What has been going round as rumour has eventually been proven right that Senator Ishaku Elisha Abbo known as Cliff a Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District of Adamawa State at the Nigerian 9th National Assembly has eventually decamped to All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party.
Abbott has in a letter to the Senate President Wednesday, expressed dismay over what he considered as mismanagement of the ruling party in the state by the Adamawa state governor which resulted to dissension and mutual mistrust within the party.
Abbo said he was joining the APC to join hands with President Muhamadu Buhari in building the Nigeria of Nigerians’ dreams.
Below is the full text of Abbo’s letter:
MOVEMENT OF GOD’S PEOPLE FROM THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) TO THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC)
I write to formally inform you Sir, the Senate and indeed Nigerians of my defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
This is as a result of the mismanagement of the PDP by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in Adamawa State, which led to the crisis in the party that in turn led to the polarization of the party in the state (PDP and rPDP).
Today I join the APC and the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhamadu Buhari to build the Nigeria of our dreams.
The journey may be long, but we are on the right track as I strongly believe that by the end of the tenure of Mr. President, Nigeria will be a better place.
My Senate President Sir, it is worthy of note that in the history of Nigeria’s Nascent democracy, specifically from 1999 till date, no President has paid attention to the welfare of Nigerian Citizens like President Muhamadu Buhari as it is evident in packages such as:
i. Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT)
ii. Homegrown School Feeding Program (HGFP)
iii. Trader Money
iv. Market Money
v. Farmers’ Money
vii. Special Public Works Programme currently employing 1000 persons from each of the 774 local Government Areas
viii. National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA): Buhari Young Farmer’s Network
ix. Artisans and Transportation Grants
x. Guaranteed Off-take Scheme.
xi. CAC Business Formalization Scheme
xii. Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) Grants among others.
Thus, in living up to the expectation of the good people of Adamawa North Senatorial District, I hereby defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with effect from today being Wednesday, the 25th day of November, 2020.
Accept Distinguished SP Sir, the assurances of my highest regards.