By Isiyaka Wunti
The Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly Abubakar Sulaiman has dumped All progressives Congress APC for People Democratic party PDP.
He made his position known in Government House while breaking the Ramadwn fast with the State Governor Bala Mohammed alongside PDP stakeholders from Ningi, Toro, Warji and Dass local government areas.
Speaking at the occasion the Speaker Abubakar Sulaiman said his decision to decamp to the PDP was in recognition of exemplary leadership style of Governor Bala Mohammed and his commitment to transform the state.
He also commended the Governor for his ability to ensure harmonious working relationship with the state assembly despite the political party differences which allows formulation and implementation of policies and programmes aimed at ensuring the well-being of citizens.
Responding, Governor Bala Mohammed described the development as an honor done him by the speaker.
Bala Mohammed used the opportunity to call on the party members especially aspirants to shun bitter politics ahead of the forthcoming primary elections.
Also Speaking, the State PDP Chairman Hamza Koshe Akuyam who noted that the speaker is one of prominent politicians that joined PDP, expressed confidence with the party’s ability to emerge victorious in most of the elective positions in 2023 general elections.