Former Presidential candidate, Mohammed Shittu defects to APC
A former presidential candidate of the defunct Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA), Alhaji Mohammed Shittu has defected to the All Progressives Congress.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the former national chairman of APDA which is one of the 74 political parties de-registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2020, registered at his Gwagwa Ward in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Shittu also called for a two-party system in the country which according to him, would help build a stronger democracy and boost the nation’s socio-economic life.
“From today, we are joining to build a strong political party that will build a strong economy and a peaceful country.
“I’m appealing to Nigerians that a two-party system should now be entrenched in our constitution for us to build a strong nation.
“For the growth of this country, political parties have to come together.
“So, we have decided today that we are collapsing into APC to build a strong nation.
“APC has brought the agenda for change and now we believe that it is time that the forces that want this country to grow must come together.”