House of Reps Speaker, Dogara officially defects to PDP

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has officially announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party at the plenary on Tuesday.

Dogara, along with President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, had so defected since July 2018 without announcing their defections on the floors of the chambers.

Two other APC lawmakers, Edward Pwajok (Plateau) and Ahmed Yerima (Bauchi) also announced their defection.

Members of the PDP celebrated as Dogara made the announcement.

The House has adjourned sitting till after the general election, 19th February, 2019.

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