Lawan Mammodu Kori, a former house of representatives member who represented the Nangere/Potiskum federal constituency from 2007 to 2011 has announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP).
Kori who disclosed this to newsmen in his country home, Potiskum, Yobe State also expressed optimism that Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential flag bearer will win the forthcoming election come 2023.
“I have decided to dump the ruling APC and join the PDP because in the past I belonged to the PDP family who gave me their mandate to represent them at the National Assembly from 2007 to 2011, I remain grateful for that. I left them for APC, but after some time I felt I should return to my beloved party, the PDP.
“PDP made me what I am today, I will never forget the good gesture of the party. We will actively work in ensuring its victory at all levels come 2023 general elections”, he said.
The former lawmaker also predicted that PDP presidential flag bearer Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has the capacity to become Nigeria’s President in 2023 considering the popularity and support he is enjoying across all the six geopolitical zones of the Country.
“Atiku is the type of leader that Nigeria needs at this material time for it to wax stronger economically, politically and socially.
“He will be in charge of steering the affairs of the country when giving the mandate to become President”, he added.