BY ISRAEL BULUS, KAFANCHAN
As the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State begins it’s revalidation and membership registration exercise, thousands of decampeees from other political parties were on Tuesday received into her fold in Kafanchan, the headquarters of Southern Kaduna amidst its membership registration.
Receiving the decampeees, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Hajiya Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, tasked them to be good ambassadors of the Party in all they do.
Speaking through her Senior Special Assistant on Political Matters, Honourable Wilson Iliya Yangye commended the decampeees for taking the bold step to join APC, which she noted is the party to beat considering the track record achieved thus far.
She pointed out that the Party has always been fair to all her members irrespective of when one joined the party, adding that they should be sure of equal treatment going forward.
The Deputy Governor explained that what informed the decision for the Party to embark on the membership registration and revalidation was to provide an opportunity for both new and existing members to be captured based on modern realities.
She appealed to all to join hands with the Mallam Nasiru El’Rufai’s administration in the State to move the State forward, as the Government would not renage in it’s promise to transform the entire State for the better.
Earlier, the APC Chairman of Jema’a Local Government, Alhaji Ibrahim Koli, expressed optimism that more decampeees would be received to the Party as there is no better place for them to be.
He assured the decampeees to consider themselves bonafide Party members and would be given equal treatment that all other members are enjoying.
In an address, the Zonal Chairman of the Party, Mr Luka Shemang, noted that the Party in the Zone is now positioned more than ever before to change its fortunes for the better, stressing more people have now realized their mistakes.
Speaking on behalf of the decampeees, Engineer Monday Barau, challenged the new members to be ready to work towards the betterment of the Party better than the old members.
He expressed optimism that the Party would continue to grow stronger owing to the fact that the Governor is fulfilling his promises to the people by executing meaningful developmental projects in the State.