PDP Rep Member Defects To APC

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By EricJames Ochigbo

Abuja – Rep. Terkighir, representing Makurdi/Guma Federal Constituency of Benue, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC).

Terkighir made announcement in a letter addressed to the house and was read by the Deputy Speaker, Rep. Yussuf Lassun (APC-Odiniya) at the plenary on Tuesday.

announcement delighted of the APC on the floor of the house as they screamed party slogans and waved eight fingers in the air.

In letter, Terkighir said that politics was local and that he had consulted with the constituents before the decision was reached.

could be recalled that Tarkighir contested for house of reps ticket in the just concluded Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries.

He, however, lost to with 80 to Mr Bem Mzondu who scored 102 votes.