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Defection Drama: Kaduna Deputy Speaker Dumps APC



APC Lawmaker Burns Broom As He Decamps To PDP

The Deputy Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, John Audu, representing Kachia Constituency, has defected from the ruling APC.

Naija News Understands that the Honourable  Deputy Speaker  while confirming his defection in a statement, he personally signed, Mr Audu said it was a difficult decision taken by him afater due  consultation with the people of his constituency. He  also cited impunity in the party as the main reason for his defection.

Mr Audu did not mention the new party he will join.

“I write to withdraw my membership of the All Progressive Congress APC with effect from 7th August 2018 .“This is the most difficult decision ever taken after due consultation with the good people of my constituency. “However, I came to realize that most of the party supporters have left due to impunity and division in the local government and the state level of the party. Please accept my best regards,” he wrote.

‎Another member of the state assembly representing Kudan Local Government Area, Junaidu Yakubu, has also dumped the APC.

In a letter signed by him and submitted to the party secretariat, he said it had become imperative “in view of the draconian leadership of the party at the state level and the local government.”

Source: Naija News