2023 presidency: Tinubu's Muslim-Muslim Critic, Finally Dumps APC, Joins Atiku at PDP Rally In Lagos

2023 presidency: Tinubu's Muslim-Muslim Critic, Finally Dumps APC, Joins Atiku at PDP Rally In Lagos

  • Yakubu Dogara, an ex-speaker of the house of representatives, has dumped the APC and joined the PDP
  • The former lawmaker had been a strong critic of Bola Tinubu, APC presidential candidate since the latter announced Kashim Shettima, a fellow Muslim as his running mate
  • After long criticism, Dogara announced support for Atiku Abubakar of the PDP and subsequently get appointed into the PDP presidential campaign council

TBS, Lagos - A former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Dogara joined the PDP from the APC on Monday, December 5, at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), where he campaigned for Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate, at a rally in Lagos. The event was monitored by Legit.

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Dogara finally dumps the APC for the PDP Photo Credit: Atiku Abubakar
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On Sunday, December 4, Dogara was appointed as a PDP presidential campaign council member, the development has generated reactions from the APC, Labour Party and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

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The governor of Sokoto state and director general of the PDP presidential campaign council, Aminu Tambuwal, announced the appointment of Dogara into the council in a statement sent to Legit.

Giving his full support to the former vice president, Dogara, who has fully returned to the PDP, said:

"Atiku is the next president of Nigeria. I want to assure you that we are united to achieve this aim."

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Dogara is one of the leading critics of the APC's Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket and has condemned the party's presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, for the decision.

Tinubu and the APC have defended the choice of a Muslim-Muslim ticket, urging Nigerians to look beyond religion and focus on the candidate's competence.

PDP chieftain attacks southern men for having many 'side chick', calls for polygamy to stop prostitution

Legit.ng earlier reported that Ned Nwoko, a PDP senatorial candidate in Delta north, has said southern Nigerian men are responsible for the proliferation of prostitution in the region.

Nwoko, the husband of Nollywood celebrity Regina Daniels and 3 other women, said if the southern men were polygamous like their northern counterparts, many women would not resort to prostitution.

The father of 19 maintained that he and the first-class Yoruba monarch, Ooni of Ife, are helping society by marrying more women.

Source: Legit.ng

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