Hammatukur Yattasuri, Majority leader, Adamawa State House of Assembly, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the New Nigeria Nigeria People’s Party.
Speaking at a ceremony in Yola on Tuesday, Yattasuri said that he defected to the new party to serve his people better.
He promised to ensure more dividends of democracy to the people of his constituency, if elected as a member of the House of Representatives on the platform of his new party.
Also speaking, Hamman Ribadu, North East Secretary of the NNPP, described the lawmaker’s defection as a big catch for the party.
He said that Yattasuri joined the party at the right time, assuring him of all necessary support.
Alhaji Saidu Salmana, the Chairman, Jada Local Government Area chapter of the NNPP, described Yattasuri as an honest man who has good character and mass followership.
He commended him for joining the party, saying he took the right decision.