- Trouble for Taraba PDP as lawmakers plotting move to APC
Member representing Wukari Ibi Federal constituency in the National Assembly,
Hon Danjuma Usman Shidda has joined the All Progressive Congress APC. Shidda fondly call Danji SS was elected into the national assembly under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA.
Danji SS was part of members of the house of representatives who met with the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives
Congress (APC) and Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni on Monday for likely defection talks alongside immediate
past House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
Hours after the meeting Hon Danji SS later posted on his social media accounts announcing his membership of APC.
In a brief chat with Taraba Truth and Facts, Danji SS said he is consulting with his constituents and political associates back home to finalize his defection into the ruling party.
Danji SS,a two time member of the House of Representative, is also touted to be eyeing a return to the National Assembly as a Senator to represent Taraba South senatorial district in 2023. Taraba Truth and Facts Newspaper gathered that more Federal lawmakers from Taraba State has concluded plans to join the APC in coming days.
An aide to a member of the National Assembly from Taraba State said many of
the lawmakers are already on their way to
The aide who does not to be named said “It is only starting at the House of Reps, and I can tell you that more federal lawmakers from Taraba in both chambers has indicated interest to join the APC and very soon they will be received into the party. We have a Senator and two other rep members that have started consultation with their supporter on their decision to quit the party that brought them into the National Assembly.”
He said some of the lawmakers have fell out of favor with the political leadership in Taraba State and now regrouping in the APC ahead of 2023.
“Everything is all about Political
calculation ahead of 2023, most of them
felt the powers that be in the state will
not favour them in 2023, so they need to
jump the ship.”