October 21, 2018

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Defection: Dogara’s dilemma (Nation)

Defection: Dogara’s dilemma (Nation)

House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, is biding his time to switch  from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) because his future party does not currently enjoy a comfortable majority in the chamber, The Nation gathered yesterday.

It was also learnt that the Speaker and PDP lawmakers are considering the adoption of the method used by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal when he was the Speaker ahead of the 2015 elections.

During that period, Tambuwal covertly romanced with the opposition while clinging to his leadership position nominally on the ticket of the PDP.

Sources said  Dogara has already accepted the terms offered him by the PDP,  including a return ticket to the House in 2019 and retention as Speaker  if he is re-elected. Read more

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