- A member of the Peoples Democratic Party in Nasarawa state has defected to the All Progressives Congress
- Musa Mohammed who was a former speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly to the incumbent speaker that he ceases to be a member of the PDP
- The incumbent speaker of the NSHA, Balarabe Abdullahi, said the APC family welcomes Mohammed to its fold
As normal with Nigeria's political space, a former speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Musa Mohammed, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Daily Trust reports that Mohammed defected from the PDP officially by withdrawing his membership from the party.
It was gathered that Mohammed in a letter written to the PDP chairman in Nasarawa local government central ward said he ceases to be a member of the party anymore.
Mohammed had represented the Nasarawa state constituency at the NSHA.
He was the speaker in the third and fourth Assemblies in the state respectively.
Reacting to the defection of the former lawmaker, the incumbent speaker of the NSHA, Balarabe Abdullahi, said the APC family welcomes Mohammed to its fold.
Also, the chairman of the Nasarawa local government, Sani Otto, called on the former Speaker to contribute towards the development of the party and Nigeria in general.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that 26 out of the 27 lawmakers in the state Assembly have already defected to the ruling party.
The speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Chiji Collins, said all legislators in the House would soon become APC members.
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