- The minority leader of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly has defected to the APC
- Mbucho said he joined the party in order to contribute his quota to the development of his constituency
- The speaker of the house congratulated Mbucho for joining the ruling party
Peter Mbucho, the minority leader of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, (PDP-Akwanga north) on Monday, March 18, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, speaker of the house made this known while reading Mbucho’s defection letter during the house proceeding in Lafia. The speaker congratulated Mbucho for joining the next level train.
The Nation reports that Mbucho said he joined the APC in order to contribute his quota to the development of his constituency.
According to him, "I have joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) on March 8th, 2019 and I have delivered my constituency to APC during the governorship and state House of Assembly elections."
The former minority leader said that he would continue to use his wealth of experience in order to add value to the APC-led government at all levels.
Recall that Legit.ng reported that Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate, David Ombugadu, vowed to challenge the result of the March 9 governorship election in the state at the tribunal.
Ombugadu made this known on Thursday, March 14, while addressing newsmen at his residence in Akwanga, Akwanga local government area of the state. He said he had rejected the outcome of the election as announced by the INEC.
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He vowed that he would seek legal redress in the court in order to reclaim the mandate given to him by the people of the state.
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