BREAKING: PDP Appoints New Deputy Minority Whip in Senate

BREAKING: PDP Appoints New Deputy Minority Whip in Senate

  • The defection of Senator Sahabi Ya’u to the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara necessitated a new appointed by the PDP
  • This is as the opposition on Thursday, July 15, chose a new deputy minority whip in the Nigerian Senate
  • The new appointee is Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba who represents Sokoto South Senatorial District

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Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, July 15, appointed Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba as the new deputy minority whip of the Senate.

Danbaba's appointment letter was read on Thursday at the floor of the red chamber by Senate President Ahmad Lawan.

PDP's national secretariat in Abuja
The opposition party picked Danbaba after one of its chieftains defected to the APC (Photo: Peoples Democratic Party)
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The said letter was signed by the opposition party's national secretary, Ibrahim Tsuari, The Nation reports.

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The new appointee, representing Sokoto South Senatorial District, filled the position of his predecessor, Senator Sahabi Ya’u, who recently left it vacant after defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

PDP suffers another blow As sixth Zamfara Reps member defects to APC

Meanwhile, the Zamfara state chamber of the PDP was again hit by another blow barely some days after the defection of Governor Bello Matawalle and some members of the National Assembly to the APC.

Kabiru Amadu, another member of the House of Representatives from the state formally announced his defection from the PDP to the APC on the floor of the chamber on Wednesday, July 14.

Legit.ng gathered that the speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, read the letter of defection from Amadu at the plenary on Wednesday, July 13.

According to the report, Amadu is the last of the six members from Zamfara who had earlier declared their defection at the state level along with Governor Matawalle.

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Also, the PDP was ready to truncate the dream of Governor Matawalle as the executive governor of Zamfara state following his recent defection to the ruling APC.

To achieve this, the party has approached a Federal High Court in Abuja to sack the governor

Source: Legit Newspaper

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