The Senator representing Katsina North (Daura zone), Ahmad Babba – Kaita, has continued his moves to completely take over the political leadership of the zone with his acquisition of President Muhammadu Buhari’s first-ever campaign office in Daura.
PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the campaign office located in the heart of Daura, Mr Buhari’s hometown, was acquired by The Buhari Organisation (TBO) in 2002 when he joined the All People’s Party contest for president for the first time in 2003.
Mr Babba – Kaita defected to the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in April this year.
He accused the state governor, Aminu Masari, of not carrying all ‘stakeholders’ along, not conducting local government elections, disobeying the foundation of democracy and not providing a level playing field for stakeholders in the state.
Even the House of Representatives member representing Sandamu/ Daura /Maiadua, who is the president’s nephew, Fatuhu Muhammad, has left the APC.
He has not announced his new party but it’s believed he will soon join the PDP.
From APC to PDP
The office, this newspaper gathered, was used by TBO until last week when the senator bought the property from its owners.
The office also served as a rendezvous for several APC members including top executive members of the party in Daura.
After buying it, the Senator handed it over to the PDP to make it its local government head office.
“To be honest with you, it reached a stage that we couldn’t…