Monday, 12 December 2016
Ex-rep member, Wadada dumps PDP for APC in Nasarawa
A former lawmaker representing Kokona/Keffi/Karu Federal Constituency in Nasarawa state, Alhaji Ahmed Wadada has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) .
The lawmaker who served two terms on the platform of PDP from 2003 to 2011, was received by the chairman of his Tudun Kofa ward of the APC, Tanko Sodangi,in Keffi town of Keffi Local Government area of the state.
Speaking shortly after his defection, Wadada said he decided to join the APC as a result of the disunity in his former party and the concern he had for his people.
“What made me to leave PDP is the concern for my people and lack of unity in PDP; PDP is not united, hence the need for me to dump PDP for APC,” he said.
He called on the people to live in peace and respect one another, irrespective of their ethnic, religion and political affiliation for the overall development of the country.
Also speaking at the ocassion, Mr.Tanko Sodangi, APC chairman of Tudun Kofa expressed happiness over Wadada’s defection to APC and assured him of equal treatment.
He said that the defection of Wadada would add value to the party at ward, local government and state levels.
By Ismail Akwanga, Lafia