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Majakura, lone PDP Yobe House member, who defeated Assembly Speaker, defects to APC

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Majakura, lone PDP Yobe House member, who defeated Assembly Speaker, defects to APC

Story from Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has received Honourable Lawan Musa Majakura, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state House of Assembly, who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The governor described Majakura as a young and vibrant politician with huge potential.

He said, “Politics is about service to the people, l am impressed with your commitment to serve your constituency effectively.

“I am also impressed with the calibre of people that accompany you to this event, it shows your acceptance by groups of credible politicians.”

Earlier, Honourable Lawan Musa Majakura said he was convinced to leave PDP for APC because of the commendable efforts of the Buni administration in providing infrastructure to the people of his constituency.

He said the construction of roads, housing estates, medical facilities and others have transformed communities in his constituency.

“I want to join hands with you and support you in serving my constituency to improve the lives of my people.

“I am convinced that we can achieve more if l am on the same page with you in the APC, it will benefit the people of my constituency better,” Honourable Majakura said.

Also speaking, the Speaker of Yobe State House of Assembly, Honourable Chiroma Buba Mashio, described the lawmaker’s decision as outstanding in defending the interest of his people.

“Honourable Lawan Musa Majakura has demonstrated serious commitment to defending the interest of his people on the floors of the Assembly.

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“His defection to the APC is an advantage to the party and the government of Yobe State,” the Speaker said.

The defection of Majakura now leaves PDP with only one member in the state assembly.

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