Transparency and Integrity

8/10/2020

BAUCHI : PDP Asks Gbajabiamila To Declare Dogara's Seat Vacant.


The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi has asked the speaker Federal  House of  Representatives Hon Femi Gbajabiamila to declare the seat of Yakubu Dogara the former Speaker vacant over his defection from  the PDP to the  All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a letter which was signed by S. Rabo Esq. and others Gbajabiamila was called upon  to act in accordance with the provisions of section 68(1) (g) and (2) of the 1999 constitution amended.
 The letter read,

 ‘NOTICE OF IMPENDING LEGAL ACTION ’ SIGNED BY S. RABO Esq, AND OTHERS WAS ADDRESSED TO THE SPEAKER.

“ We write with esteemed compliments as legal representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) herein referred to as our client to upon its instructions and authority and forward the subject of this correspondence for your attention and necessary action.


“In the light of this our client has briefed us that it has been formally notified by Hon Yakubu Dogara, the member representing Dass, Tafawa Balewa, Bogoro federal constituency in Bauchi State, that he has defected from PDP to All Progressives Congress (APC).


“It is against the background of the foregoing that we demand your invocation of the provisions of Section 68 (1) (g) and (2) of the 1999 Construction of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended by declaring his seat vacant, consequent upon his said defection within seven (7) working days of the receipt of this notice.”


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