PDP Deputy Chairman In Niger State Decamps To APC

PDP Deputy Chairman In Niger State Decamps To APC

By Emmanuel Cornelius | Staff Writer on February 9, 2018
Yahaya Gumau, Lawal Yahaya, Ladan Salihu

Aminu Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Deputy Chairman of Niger State, has left the party for the All Progressives Congress, APC.

The is following the defection of the Minority Whip of the State House of Assembly, Liman Iya.

Meanwhile, the PDP, on Friday, said Yusuf never decamped from the party because the PDP has not received any letter from him to communicate his defection.

In a statement signed by its secretary, Abdullahi Santali, the party said Yusuf has therefore been suspended due to various allegations against him.

The PDP stated that: “No member is above the law and every member should strive to adhere to the rules and regulations of the party with a view to improving its fortunes in the state.”

The allegations against Yusuf, according to the statement by the PDP include gross misconduct, anti-party activities and ‘engaging in conducts unbecoming of a party executive.’


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