Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reacted to the defection of one of his aides, Iliya Habila, who had declared his intention to seek a ticket to the Bauchi Sate House of Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Naija News Understands.
Mr Dogara while speaking through his special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan,said that he had no input or influence in Habila’s political aspiration.
Contrary to reports published by some national dailies, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, did not endorse any aspirant to vie for the Bogoro Constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly or any other.
“His constituents and political associates know that he does not interfere and will not endorse anybody, and neither will he ask anyone to seek election under the platform of any political party; whether the All Progressives Congress or the Peoples Democratic Party,” Hassan stated.