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Ahmed Ibeto

By Hammed Salawu, Minna

The immediate past Ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Musa Ibeto on Saturday returned to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, where he earlier decamped  to contest the Niger state governorship under the banner of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

ROYAL NEWS reports that Ibeto lost to the youthful former Environment commissioner in the state , Mohammed Umar Nasko.
 
The former Ambassador led the pack of other governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who lost in the same PDP primaries, joining  the All Progressives Congress.
Among the defectors include Alhaji Mohammed Baka, Alhaji Hannafi Sudan and Alhaji Dogo Koli, all were aspirants in the PDP governorship primaries. 
Ibeto had resigned his appointment as the Ambassador to South Africa and defected to the PDP to contest for the governorship candidature but lost to Honorable Umar Nasko. 
Ibeto and the other defectors were received by the APC Deputy National Chairman during the APC Governorship flag off campaign held at the trade fair complex in Minna. 
Addressing the crowd, Ibeto who was also a former Deputy Governor of Niger state, “We have returned home” while assuring to work for the success of the party in the forthcoming elections. 
 
 
“We will work to ensure the overwhelming success of APC in February and March elections. Just as we did in the past, we will repeat the success. Niger state will be captured by APC. “
 
 
In his address, the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello promised to continue the work he has started in the state. 
 
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, pledged on behalf of President Mohammadu Buhari, to revamp all federal roads in the state. Osinbajo also promised the administration of the APC will ensure the completion of the dredging of Bark port aimed at improving the economic fortunes of the state.
On his part, the Director General, Buhari Campaign Council, Rotimi Amaechi, assured the federal government will expedite action on the Lagos to Karo railway that will bring about the much needed dividend of democracy to the people
Amaechi pleaded with Nigerlites to give their massive votes to President Buhari and all APC candidates in February and March general elections for accelerated growth and development of the country.
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