A nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, Hon. Fatuhu Muhammadu has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The son of President Buhari’s elder sister had failed to secure his reelection ticket.
Fatuhu had polled 30 votes while his rival, Aminu Jamo, got 117 votes in the primary election.
Naija News reports that Fatuhu, who represents Daura/Mai’Adua/Sandamu Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives, announced his decision to leave the party in a letter to the ward Chairman of Sarakin Yera A Ward in Daura.
Thanking the party for giving him its platform, he said: “This is to notify you that I have resigned my membership from the All Progressive Congress (APC) with immediate effect commencing from Wednesday 13th day of July, 2022.
“Attached here with is my party membership registration slip with slip no: KT/DRA/10/00002. While I thank you and the party for the opportunity given to me to serve the interest of the people of Daura/Sandamu/Maiadua federal constituency while working with the party, accept my best wishes please.”
Fatuhu did not give any reason for dumping the party, but this newspaper understands that it may be connected to his electoral loss.
This article was originally published on Naija News