Our Constitution Provides Room For Cross Carpeting In Nigeria Politics, Dogara Says
The Speaker House of Representative, Rt. Hon .Yakubu Dogara has said, Sen Joshua Dariye and Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Yusuf Babayo Gagdi has the right to cross carpet to APC owning to the lingering crisis rocking PDP in the country.
He disclosed this after a grant reception organized to welcome the decampees at the Rwang Pam stadium on Wednesday, in Jos North LGA.
Dogara described the return of Dariye and his unflinching support as great think that had happened to the APC family.
He commended Barr Simon Lalong for setting pace in offsetting the salaries of civil servants in the whole country.
Plateau is prospering in the hand of APC government, I am proud to receive Dariye into APC the family, he explained.
The speaker said, cross carpeting is part of our constitution so Dariye, Gagdi leaving PDP to APC is a legal issue because of the crises in PDP has led many to cross carpet to another party.
He lauded those party loyalists, who sacrifice for the victory of party in 2015 general elections, adding, Whether people like it or not the leadership will to move the country forward.
Dogara noted that the APC inherited the mess which we have accepted and we can transform by put more effort to generate money for security and safety of live.
According to him, there is over 90 billion in agriculture, transport sector so we can’t run from the sincere government like this; we drive a car we sure of reaching our destination that everyone will smile.
Governor Simon Lalong said today am going to witness the entire politicians in Plateau politics coming to join me move the state forward.
“I feel to thank you all because Mr. President has not disappointed us; we are gradually surmounting the problem,
“I met huge backlog of arrears of pensioners, salaries of civil service, we promise paying all their salaries before December,” he added.