You are here: HomeNews2022 12 29Article 616757

General News of Thursday, 29 December 2022


Trouble for Atiku as PDP stalwart dumps party

Atiku Abubakar Atiku Abubakar

Sani Dugge, a former member of the Gombe State House of Assembly is reported to have defected to the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Dugge who represented the Dukku South in the state Assembly disclosed his defection in a letter dated December 25, 2022, addressed to the Waziri South PDP Chairman, The Punch reported.

He said: "I wish to notify you of the withdrawal of my membership (No. 3528) from today, December 25 2022, from the party.”

Confirming his defection to our correspondent, Dugge said it was his personal decision to join the NNPP.

Three of the state lawmakers recently joined the NNPP, making the party to have equal members with the PDP in the Assembly.