The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State has tendered his resignation.

Shehu Buda dumped the APC and joined the Peoples Democratic Party.

It was gathered that Buda defected from APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and declared support for the governorship candidate of the party, Dauda Lawal.

Buda, giving the reason for his defection from the ruling party ahead of the 2023 general elections, said his decision was reached after a conclusion by his political associates.

He appreciated the remaining members of the ruling party in his local government.

Buda announced his resignation as the Chairman of APC in Bukkuyum Local Government.

The statement released by Buda concerning his resignation reads, “I am pleased to inform you that I decided to drop my appointment as the Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC) Bukkuyum Local Government Zamfara State.

“My resignation is following the decision and conclusion reached by a political associate.

“I thank all the remaining members of the APC In Bukkuyum Local Government.”

Buda’s defection is coming days after the Zamfara State chapter of PDP vowed that nothing will stop the party from taking over the state next year during the polls.