Director general of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in Gombe state, Bala Bello Tinka, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) just few days to the general election.
This, according to Premium Times, was disclosed by the presidency has said.in a statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina.
Adesina claimed that Tinka (alias Tinka Point) met with President Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja, on Thursday night.
He said that Tinka pledged allegiance to the APC.
“Coming exactly a fortnight to the presidential election, the defection of Alhaji Tinka deals a massive blow to the PDP in Gombe. PDP currently governs the state, and has done so since 2003.”
“President Muhammadu Buhari campaigns in Gombe and Alhaji Tinka is expected to formally join the APC, alongside others, during the event.”