Atiku Faces Another Trouble As Prominent Campaigner Dumps PDP Amidst Battle for Presidency

Atiku Faces Another Trouble As Prominent Campaigner Dumps PDP Amidst Battle for Presidency

  • Yakubu Dogara, a former campaigner for Atiku Abubakar's presidential aspiration, has dumped the PDP to support the APC in Bauchi state
  • Dogara had earlier dumped the APC for the PDP over the party's Muslim-Muslim ticket and vehemently campaigned for Atiku during the presidential election
  • But the former speaker has now been seen campaigning for the APC governorship candidate in Bauchi, urging the people to walk the path of honour

PAY ATTENTION: See you at Media Literacy Webinar! Register for free now!

Bauchi, Bauchi - Yakubu Dogara, the former speaker of the house of representatives, has dumped the camp of Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to endorse Air Marshal Sadiqque Baba Abubakar (rtd), the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s governorship candidate in Bauchi.

Recently, Dogara criticised and campaigned against the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the APC. He argued that the party should have sourced for a northern Christian to complement its presidential ticket, Leadership reported.

Read also

ADP speaks on Buhari’s in-law stepping down from Kaduna gov'ship race

Yakubu Dogara/APC/PDP/Bauchi/2023 Election
Dogara dumps Atiku, campaigns for APC governorship candidate in Bauchi. Photo Credit: Yakubu Dogara
Source: Instagram

Dogara subsequently joined the camp of Atiku in the 2023 presidential election and dumped the ruling APC.

Latest about APC, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Yakubu Dogara, Bauchi, 2023 Election

The former speaker has been leading the campaign of Abubakar in some local governments in the state, including Kirfi and Alkaleri, where the state governor, Bala Mohammed, hailed from.

PAY ATTENTION: Join Telegram channel! Never miss important updates!

Addressing supporters in the Alkaleri local government area of the state, the former speaker implored the people to follow the part of honour and vote out Mohammed from office in the forthcoming governorship and state house of assembly election.

Dogara said:

“We came to tell you the truth, that we need to effect a change of leadership in Bauchi State. I came here to enlighten you that even though your son (Governor Bala Mohammed) is there but since he is not doing well, we should change him. I urge you all to cast your votes for Air Marshal Sadiqque Abubakar on Saturday.”

Read also

2023 presidency: Atiku’s main collation agent, PDP chieftains defect to APC

Yakubu Dogara finally dumps APC, joins Atiku at Lagos PDP earlier reported that Yakubu Dogara, an ex-speaker of the house of representatives, has dumped the APC and joined the PDP.

The former lawmaker had strongly criticised Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate, since the latter announced Kashim Shettima, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate.

After lengthy criticism, Dogara announced support for Atiku Abubakar of the PDP and subsequently got appointed to the PDP presidential campaign council.


Online view pixel