The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara is set to finally dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Peoples Democratic Party as has been widely expected.
This is as his Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro constituents have picked the nomination form for the Speaker to recontest for the seat come 2019 election under the PDP, Daily Post reports.
The decision according Dogara’s aide, who did not want his name mentioned, followed exhaustive consultation among the constituents, especially bordering on the political feud between the Speaker and Governor Abubakar.
“Yes, I am telling you in confidence. Dogara is defecting to PDP in few hours, because already, the constituents have picked PDP nomination form on his behalf.
” We are waiting for him to sign after which his supporters will accompany him to submit it at the PDP national headquarters this night,” said the aide.
He pointed out that Dogara had during a meeting with the constituents saidvhis decision to dump APC followed the crisis in the party, an aftermath of its congresses.
According to the aide, the Speaker had lamented that the APC ignored his genuine complaint before it, which he added was targeted to frustrate the entire constituents for effective development.