A former Kano State Governor, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
The development was confirmed Tuesday on the official Twitter account of the NNPP.
The statement read: “Finally: Sen Ibrahim Shekarau Join Us”.
The message was shared alongside a photo of Senator Shekarau and Senator Ibrahim Kwankwaso.
Recall that there had been some back and forth about Shekarau’s planned defection to the NNPP, with some power brokers in the APC said to be negotiating with the former governor not to leave the ‘broom party.’
However, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has been at the helm of the vanguard, working to ensure Shekarau’s defection from the APC to the NNPP.
On Sunday, Kwankwaso stormed the residence of Shekarau in Kano to work out details of the defection.