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June 1, 2023

2023: Why I left APC, Sen Marafa reveals

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, Senator Kabiru Marafa, has revealed the reasons for his decision to leave the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

According to information gathered, former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul Aziz Yari, Senator Kabiru Garba Mafara and their supporters reportedly dumped the APC and with immediate effect switched their allegiance and loyalty to the PDP on Sunday.

According to Marafa, the national ruling party was not a good home to him.

He claimed that the party never treated him well, but like an outcast, and in manners unfair to him and his teeming supporters.

The former federal lawmaker went on to reveal that even among his former party, some people tried to make sure they were frustrated out of the party they suffered to build and nature.

He stated that the new National Chairman of the ruling party, Senator Abdulahi Adamu, would not do anything different from what the former Caretaker Chairman of the party, Mai Mala Buni, had done.

“Politics is about winning elections and everything, so we cannot stay in a house that we are not needed,” Marafa said.

“As far as I am concerned, I am a fulfilled person as far as this project APC is called. If there is anything left, I am waiting to see how the architect of this cruelty meted out to the people of Zamfara State, how they are going to fare in politics.

“But for now, I am happy, I told them to their faces in Kaduna that they will never benefit out of the machinations they were doing at that time, that is Mai Mala and his co-travellers. And I’m happy that they have lost out and they have lost out disgracefully.

“APC is not Islam, it is my religion that I can not leave for whatever reason, but a political party, I can leave and join anyone of my choice,” he said.

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