Hafiz Abubakar, Kano State Deputy Governor, has denied report that he decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.
“I have not resigned; I am still the deputy governor of Kano State. I am currently in Abuja attending an official function, that is the National Council of Education meeting,” The Nation quoted Abubakar as saying while addressing journalists on Wednesday.
“I will take decision on my political future at an appropriate time after due consultation with my political leaders,” he added.
Abubakar however blamed “some agents” of the state government for spreading the rumour.
The deputy Governor’s purported defection gained momentum on social media when the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made the announcement on its official Twitter page on Wednesday.
Newbreak.ng, recalls that the Abubakar petitioned the police and State Security Service, SSS, over alleged threat to his life and plans by the state government to stage rally against him.