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  • Updated: June 27, 2022

Nasarawa Senator Dumps APC, Says New Party To Be Announced

Nasarawa Senator Dumps APC, Says New Party To Be Announced

Godiya Akwashiki

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The Senator representing Nasarawa 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 a 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, on Monday. 

The lawmaker disclosed that he dumped the governing party over the alleged doctoring of delegates' list in favour of his benefactor and former Executive Secretary of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Barrister Danladi Halilu Envulu'Anza. 

According to the lawmaker, “You have seen and you are all aware of what transpired during APC primaries election in Akwanga.

“I have withdrawn from the race because delegate lists were doctored by the party, APC. 

“I am under pressure from 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.

Speaking on the road construction, Akwashiki said he decided to construct the road in order to boost transportation, and agriculture and improve the standard of living of the people of the area and its environs.

“I have provided and still providing infrastructures such as road construction, electricity, water supply, health, empowerment, and employment among others across the zone.

“All that 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.

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