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APC woos aggrieved PDP lawmakers

10 November 2014, 17:26

Abuja - In a bid to gain majority in the House of Representatives, the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is contemplating giving automatic tickets to lawmakers from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who may not secure their party’s ticket, reports Thisday

The move is to ensure that the embattled Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal receives a rousing welcome to the House when it reconvenes on December.3 and foil attempts to impeach him.

The party also plans to adopt similar strategy in the Senate by wooing senators who fail to win the PDPS’s nomination to seek re-election into the Senate in the 2015 poll.

Also read: PDP senators threaten Jonathan

The APC’s plan may have forced the national leadership of the PDP to reschedule its primaries across the country.

It was gathered that the party felt that if the lawmakers and others were not favoured during the primaries, they could easily defect to the APC.

Read more at Thisday.

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