APGA veteran Hon. Joshua Bawa resigns from the party, says for personal reasons. - News and More

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Tuesday 2 February 2021

APGA veteran Hon. Joshua Bawa resigns from the party, says for personal reasons.

Former All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Gubernatorial Candidate, Hon. Joshua Bawa announced Tuesday that he is resigning as a party member due to personal reasons, bringing an end to his stretch as a long term serving member of the party.

Hon. Bawa who is the Kauran Kontagora, and known for his grassroot oriented politics conveyed the message of his resignation in a letter addressed to the Ward Chairman, Kura ward, Magama LGA of Niger state.

In his letter, Hon. Bawa mentioned that his resignation came with the embrace of his teeming supporters who have also joined in his move to either an existing political party or the new realignments to form a new party, a great move he stated was championed by his supporters whom he had however, urged to wait for his further instructions.

He thanked the party for the opportunity to have flown the flag in 2019 as the party’s Gubernatorial Candidate, however, despite losing to the incumbent Governor he did not decamp to another political party.

The political guru who served as the Chief of staff and Hon. Commissioner, Special Duties under the administration of Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu further stated that for now, he will be in the comfort of his socio-political space watching as events unfold while he plans his next move.

Most of his supporters are speculating that Hon. Bawa will join the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) which is the party he left for APGA, because of his endorsement of a PDP candidate in the forthcoming election on Saturday, 6th of February, 2021.

A party member who pleaded anonymous described the resignation of Hon. Bawa as quite a shocking punch to the party, stressing that he has been a stronghold member and leader of the party in Niger state.

He however thanked Hon. Bawa for his unreserved loyalty to the party, while wishing him well in whichever party he chooses to join.

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