JUST IN: Tension In NASS As Another Popular Senator Dumps APC, Photo
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Another Senator Dumps APC
The Senator representing Nassarawa North district at the National Assembly, Godiya Akwashiki has announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) after losing party’s ticket to seek second term in the 2023 general elections.
Akwashiki announced the defection when he flagged-off the construction of 2klm Nasarawa Eggon/Galle road in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government of his senatorial district.
According to the lawmaker, he dumped the governing party over alleged doctoring of delegates’ list in favor of his benefactor and former Executive Secretary of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Barrister Danladi Halilu Envulu’Anza.
“You have seen and you all aware of what transpired during APC primaries election in Akwanga.
“I have withdrew from the race because delegate lists were doctored by the party, APC.
“I am under pressure by you to leave the party and today, I have answered your call to leave APC and to actualize my re-election ambition.
“In the next 72 hours, you will see a platform that I will join and we will all move together,” he said.
Akwashiki said he decided to construct the road in order to boost transportation, agricuture and improve on the standard of living of the people of the area and its environs.
“I have provided and still providing infrastructure such as road construction, electricity, water supply, health, empowerment, employment among others across the zone.
“All what I am doing is to change your lives positively and by God’s grace, I will continue to do more,” he added
The senator has assured the people of the senatorial district of quality representation at all times.