Reps clash as another PDP member defects to APC

Posted on Feb 22 2017 - 11:24pm by admin

participants of the house of Representatives had a quick noisy session on Wednesday as every other lawmaker defected from the Peoples Democratic birthday party to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

by the way, the member who defected on Wednesday, Mr. Emmanuel Ukoette, is from Akwa Ibom State, a PDP stronghold.

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Tambuwal and the others

The lawmaker said the PDP was in factions to some extent he no longer knew whether there was once still a political birthday celebration.

“i have determined to sign up for the APC, where there is focal point”, he advised the session, which was presided over by way of the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara.

but, his former PDP colleagues didn’t take kindly to the explanation he gave for defecting.

They shouted him down and accused him of being a “disappointment” to the PDP.

There was once extra drama when APC lawmakers straight away got here to the defence of Ukoette, announcing that he had taken the fitting determination.

the majority leader of the home, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, and the Minority leader, Mr. Leo Ogor, additionally exchanged words over the choice of Ukoette.

As Ogor raised some extent of order and rose to oppose the defection, Dogara took facets with Ukoette and Gbajabiamila.

The speaker mentioned, “sooner than the minority chief speaks, he should first inform us which PDP he belongs to.

“Are you within the (Ahmed) Makarfi staff or the Sheriff group? inform us.”

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