A former Minister of Transportation and President Muhammad Buhari Campaign DG in 2019 Honourable Yusuf Suleiman has Dumped the Ruling APC to the Opposition party PDP in Sokoto State.
Former Minister of Transport and one time Minister of Youth and Sport Development had contested in the just Concluded Governorship Primary Election under the platform of APC but lost to Ahmed Aliyu, a former deputy governor of Sokoto State and immediate past Secretary of Police Trust Fund After Polling 1,080 votes out of the 1,182 votes casted at the primary election contested by six aspirants
The former minister and a chieftain of APC was received by the running mate of PDP Presidential candidate, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Okowa in Sokoto.
Among those received from APC are
His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Abdullahi Balarabe Salame. former Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, former Acting Governor of Sokoto State; currently a Member House of Representatives.
Rt. Hon. Aminu Mohammed Achida, The incumbent Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly
Hon. Yusuf Isah Kurdula. He’s the current member representing Gudu/Tangaza at the House of Representatives.
Sen. Bello Jibrin Gada OFR. former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; former Minister of the Fed Republic of Nigeria.
Hon. Aminu Bello ACY, Former Commissioner of Commerce; former Sokoto State APC Secretary
Hon. Murtala Maigona, Current member of Sokoto State House of Assembly representing Wamakko Constituency
Hon. Abdullahi Hassan, He’s a former Chairman of the Sokoto North local government. Alh. AA Gumbi, A renowned businessman and APC gubernatorial aspirant, Alh. Yahaya Dallatu, He’s a renowned businessman and Sokoto State APC Treasurer, Alh. Abu Baki Illela, Sokoto State APC Vice Chairman (East), Alh. Hassan Sahabi Sanyinnawal