A special adviser and three senior special assistants to Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State have announced their defection to APC from PDP.
These included Abdul-Garba Tallasse, a special adviser; Ubayo Danzaria Kedengs, Bakoji G. Gayus and Ado Umar, all of them senior special assistants to the governor.
In their separates letters of resignation addressed to Governor Dankwambo, all the aides hinged their defection to lack of recognition on the part of the governor and neglecting people of Gombe South, despite giving him massive support in 2015.
The politicians who were from Gombe South Senatorial district of the state, also accused Dankwambo of not paying gratuities to retired civil servants “with bulk of them from Gombe-South despite receiving billions of naira as bail out and Paris club refund from the Federal Government.”
Sources said the defection of the PDP chieftains alongside many others might be a setback for the ruling party in the state.
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