IBRAHIM MALLAHA LEGISLATIVE COMPLEX, ZAMFARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY GUSAU.
SPEAKER AND MEMBERS OF ZAMFARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY TODAY DUMPED PEOPLE DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) TO THE NATIONAL RULING ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) .
The speaker zamfara state House of Assembly Rt Hon Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya at today’s plenary has formally announced his defection from people Democratic party (PDP) to All progressives Congress (Apc).
Speaker Magarya who cited internal squabbles complete absent of internal democracy and factionilisation of the PDP in the state as his reason for defection, also read at the floor of the House letter written by 22 Hon members under the platform of PDP their intention to also quite the party.
The gale of defection in the House today followed a special Announcement made at the floor of the chamber by the House leader Hon Faruk Musa Dosara under matters of urgent public importance.
Dosara who announced and requested from his colleagues for the suspension of order 15 rule 3 of the House standing rules is to pave way for the arrival of very important visitors into the hallow chamber to witness today’s proceedings and was later granted by the Hon members.
The speaker Rt Hon Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya ordered for the entrance of two serving Apc governors Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and his Katsina state counterpart Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari,all serving Zamfara state senators, a one time governor of the state senator Ahmad Rufa’i Sani some former members of House of representatives from the state was well as immediate past minister of defense (Rtd) General Muhammad Mansur Dan Ali among other important personalities that witnessed the formal defection of the state lawmakers
Speaker Magarya also read before the House another letter of defection from the only member of National Rescue Movement (NRM) in the House Hon Kabiru Hashimu Dansadau representing Maru South in the state House of Assembly of his plan to dump his party to Apc .
The lawmakers who after their announcement of defection through formal letter to the speaker also took turn one after the other and individually to announce their defection formally with the exception of only one member representing Zurmi east constituency in the state Assembly Hon Salihu Usman Zurmi who was conspicuously absent during today’s plenary.
The House later considered a bill for a law fr the establishment of offices of the state and local government auditors General for the audit of public account of the state and local government in the state and for other matters connected therewith 2021.
The bill after extensive deliberation and debate on the imperative of the bill by the Hon members gave the executive bill first and second reading at once and send the bill to the House committee on public accounts and submit findings to the House within 24 hours .
Mustapha jafaru kaura
(Director General Press Affairs and Public Relations )
Zamfara state House of Assembly Gusau