Sokoto Commissioner for Information, Barrister Bello Goronyo, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Goronyo, who is also Publicity Committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Campaign Council, joined the APC at a campaign in the hometown of the party’s leader Senator Wammako in Wamakko town, headquarters of Wamakko Local Government.
He said: “I am back into the fold of the APC. Senator Wamakko is my able and dependable father. He is a just, honest and a transparent leader.
“This day is very historic for me, my family and all my political associates. I have admitted making mistakes but I should be forgiven.
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“I hereby promise to work assiduously to ensure the success of the candidates of the party at all levels during the forthcoming general polls.”
Wamakko, who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, welcomed back the commissioner, describing him as a true and loyal son.
The APC gubernatorial candidate Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto also lauded the former Information Commissioner, saying, ” he defected to the party with no strings attached.”