October 28, 2014 – The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal who defected today to the All Progressive Congress(APC) to do what is needful since his new party is in the minority.
The PDP made the observation after a meeting of the NWC following the defection of the Speaker.
“The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with PDP leaders in the House of Representatives concerning the defection of the Speaker, His Excellency, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to the APC.
“After a thorough consideration of the matter, the NWC came to a conclusion that the Hon. Speaker, as a responsible elected officer, knows full well what is needful and honourable of him since his new party is in the minority”, Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh said in a statement.
“We are not unmindful of the fact that Hon. Tambuwal became Speaker on the platform of the PDP as the political party with the majority of seats in the House of Representatives and that this incontrovertible fact has not changed”, Metuh said.