- The APC members in the Sokoto state House of Assembly have restated their loyalty to the party
- Aminu Manya Achida, the speaker of the state assembly said this when he led the 16 members of the APC on a courtesy visit to the APC leadership in the state
- Out of 30 seats in the state assembly, APC has 16 seats while PDP has 14 seats
Though the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the ruling party in Sokoto state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state also occupies a strong position as it controls the state legislature.
According to The Sun, Aminu Manya Achida, the speaker of the state House of Assembly, has restated the loyalty of the 16 APC state lawmakers to the party's leadership.
Legit.ng gathers that Achida said when he led his colleagues on a courtesy visit to the APC leadership in the state.
The speaker said they decided to visit the APC stakeholders to strengthen the bond between themselves and all the party's stakeholders in the state.
“I am also reiterating our unalloyed loyalty and our firm, sincere resolve to move the party and the state forward,” Achida said.
He said he and his colleagues are united in all the activities in the state legislative chamber, adding that the APC is intact at the assembly.
Achida commended the APC leaders for their support during the election of principal members of the state assembly.
Also speaking at the meeting, the leader of the house, Alhaji Bello Isa Ambarura, hailed the cordial relationship between the APC leaders and all the elected representatives on the platform of the party.
In his remarks, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, the state chairman of the party, commended the APC lawmakers for their visit just as he advised them to always carry the executives of the party along in their activities.
Aminu Tambuwal of the PDP is the current governor of Sokoto state.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the appellate court sitting in Sokoto on Monday, November 4, upheld the election of the APC's Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
The former governor of Sokoto state is a senator representing Sokoto Central at the Senate. The court dismissed the appeal filed by the PDP's Senator Ahmad Maccido against the judgement of the national and state House of Assembly election petition tribunal.
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