The National Leadership of Atiku For Nigeria (AFN), Sunday, stormed Dutse, the capital city of Jigawa where the state executive of the political platform were inaugurated.
The event which attracted a massive crowd, saw thousands of members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) decamped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The AFN national leadership were welcomed by the jubilant people of Jigawa state.
In an interview with newsmen, the Director General of AFN Barr. Sunday Umeha said they were overwhelmed by the crowd that thronged the venue.
“The crowd was intimidating and reassuring. Countless members of APC in the state defected to PDP to further stamp their unprecedented love and support for Atiku Abubakar,” he said.
He said Atiku For Nigeria is on the move and the destination is certain come 2023.
In his remarks, the Special Assistant youth and support groups to former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Ambassador Aliyu Bin Abbas, commended the national leadership of AFN.
He said in less than a month after inauguration, they have gone ahead to make their presence felt all over NIgeria.
Those Inaugurated are Chairman Hassan Umar Mohammed, Vice Chairman Bashir Magaji Ringim, Secretary Engineer Saminu Shehu Matawalle, Treasurer Aminu Abdullahi and Auditor Dandogo Gwaram.
Others are Financial Secretary Mustapha Abdullahi, PRO Aliyu Akuranya, Legal Adviser Barr. Tuwankaltu, Organising Secretary Ali Ahmad, Women Leader Maryam Ismail, Media Head Haruna Usman Sarki and Welfare Officer Zuwaira Musa Doko.