Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central, has announced his membership of the People’s Redemption Party, PRP.
He will contest for the senatorial seat on the platform.
Sani dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday following the controversy that trailed the contest for the senatorial ticket for his district.
Although there was an air of uncertainty about his political ambition on Saturday, he had on Sunday made it clear that he would contest for the senatorial seat in 2019.
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He assured his supporters that he would announce his new party soon.
In fulfillment of his promise, Sani, on Tuesday announced PRP as his new party.
According to a statement by his Special Adviser, Political and Ideology, Mr. Suleiman Ahmed, in Abuja, Sani said he had joined the PRP.
The statement reads: “It has become impossible for the senator to continue to co-habit with reactionaries and their perfidious and inimical style of politics.
“Sen. Sani maintains the highest respect and honour for President Muhammadu Buhari. However, we prefer to live in a Cottage of Honour than a mansion of shame.
“Sen. Shehu Sani has returned to the PRP. PRP represents our socialist revolutionary ideology.
“Sen. Sani is now free from the toxicity and infamy APC existentially represents. We left the APC for the emperors and their lackeys.”