The Kaduna State chapter of the All
Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday
announced that Senator Caleb Zagi, who
represented Southern Kaduna Senatorial
District in the National Assembly from 2007
to 2011 on the platform of the ruling Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, has formally defected
to the party.
Zagi’s latest defection would make it the
second time he has left the PDP for another
The publicity secretary of APC in the state,
Dr. Bege Katuka, who made the
announcement in a chat with journalists, also
said that the leadership of his party had
accepted Senator Zagi into its fold.
Katuka said “We have formally received
Senator Zagi back to our party and it is a
good development, we are pleased with his
return back to where things are working.
“Zagi explained that it was a second chance
he gave the PDP, but on getting back to the
party, the internal democracy mechanism he
thought would be addressed was a mirage.
The imposition of candidates and outright
bending of party rules is still the order of the
“There is nothing empirical that shows it is
development and welfare of Nigerians that is
their focus; instead they just want to acquire
power for selfish interests and for all these
reasons, we are in the same direction and
Katuka further disclosed that the APC would
soon receive prominent members of the
ruling party into its fold.
“I can tell you that very soon, other
prominent members of the ruling party will
join us, it is matter of time and you will see
it soon. It is a testimony that we are
unstoppable in this state”, he added.
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