More PDP heavyweights from Adamawa, Oyo and Ondo states dumped the PDP For APC. Among them was immediate past political adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak.He was the one who initiated the Jonathan re-election campaign and also made an unsuccessful bid for the governor of Adamawa state .
Two serving senators, Ahmed Hassan Barata and Mohammed Bello representing Adamawa South and Central respectively, a former Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Jonathan Zwingina, former minister of health, Dr. Idi Hong also jumped ship when president-elect Buhari visited Yola yesterday. Zwingina, who addressed the press on behalf of the defectors, said:
“After careful identification of the best in the current circumstances facing the state, we came to the conclusion that Bindow’s victory will pave the way for the desired restoration and positive change for the peace and development of the state.”