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Former Nasarawa SSG, others dump PDP

30 December 2016, 12:31

Lafia -  Former Secretary to Nasarawa State, Philip Dada has dumped the Peoples Democrat­ic Party (PDP) to join forces with the ruling All Progressives Con­gress (APC).

Philip Dada de­camped alongside the former Commissioner for Cultural and Tour­ism, Hon Dauda Esu and one-time Perma­nent Secretary in Na­sarawa State, Silas Dako, reports Authority.

Dada described the PDP as a par­ty that has lost direction and therefore not a plat­form that any-body can contributes meaning­fully and bring develop­ment to his community.

Receiving the de­campees, APC Chair­man in the state, Philip Tatari, expressed delight over the decision taken by the peo­ple who feel there is need for them to join their brothers and sis­ters in APC to actualise their political dreams.

Also read: Former Plateau Deputy governor, others dump PDP for APC

He described them as experienced people that can assist in fight­ing corruption and bring development to the party as well as tack­le the present economic recession in the country.

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