Adamawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday during a plenary announced the defection of the Member representing Madagali, Honourable Emmanuel Tsandu who dumped the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) to All Progressives Party (APC).
Tsandu who is the Minority Leaders said his defection was caused by the long unresolved crisis rocking the PDP by the Ali Modu Sheriff and the Ahmed Makarfi led faction.
The member who held onto the section of the party’s constitution which stipulated that any card carrying member or political office holder that came through the party structure is free to join or decamp to any party of choice if there is crisis In the party.
The Speaker, Rt Honourable Ibrahim Mijin Yawa and other APC Lawmakers in the house amidst joy give a hearty welcome of hugs and hand shakes to the incoming member.
To many PDP member in the Northern Senatorial District of the state is a bitter story as the mood of Adams Ayuba who held from Madagali constituency stated that Emmanuel is a strong politician not only in Madagali but in the entire state and the party should not have missed the star politician.
“It’s indeed a sad moment today to me as one of the arrow head politician in our LGA has left for the ruling party.” He said
Other story from coming from so many quarters in the state also unravel the return of Honourable Adamu Kamale who is representing Michika /Madagali in the federal house of assembly.
A source close to him said the new development is being planned by the state government to officially received them come this Thursday.