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APC crisis deepens as Kano state party chairman steps down

Fresh crisis has surfaced in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kano state chapter, with the latest resignation of the state party chairman. The resignation was confirmed by an aide to the commissioner of Information, Faizu Alfindiki, Premium Times reports. 

The party chairman, Mr Abbas, had been previously indicted in the clash between Kano state governor, Abdullai Ganduje and his deputy, Hafizu Abubakar. 

The deputy governor had earlier stated that he would not contest alongside Governor Ganduje in 2019 He alleged that he was not being carried along in the governance of the state and the party affairs. 

He also condemned the removal of his ward chairman. Following the deputy governor's outburst, Governor Ganduje ordered that the removed ward chairman be reinstated and urged that his deputy be respected by all the party members.