Browsing: Aminu Tambuwal

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the defectors were received by the APC gubernatorial candidate in the state, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, at the party’s gubernatorial campaign rally in Wurno town, headquarters of the council area

I have also, both personally and through prominent leaders across party lines and beyond, consulted extensively and I must say that I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and interest

He said in a statement on Tuesday: “On Tuesday, 18th November 2014, I received a communication from the President,Commander-in- Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, requesting for the extension of the existing State of Emergency in Adamawa , Borno and Yobe States by the House of Representatives

The court had on Monday ordered the House to maintain status quo pending the determination of the substantive suit filed by the speaker and APC members to stop an alleged plan by the Peoples Democratic Party members to reconvene the parliament before its December 3, 2014 resumption date

Justice Ahmed Mohammed, who gave the order, further directed the Peoples Democratic Party; its National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu; and five other defendants in the matter to appear before the court on that date to show cause why the reliefs being sought by the Speaker should not be granted

“We have heard from the grapevine that the FG is inducing legislators with a view to reconvening the House, but this will amount to piling illegality upon illegality since only a resolution by all principal officers of the House can reconvene the house,” the party said in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Tambuwal, who stated this after he was officially admitted as a member of the APC, noted that apart from corruption, the PDP has failed to address issues of youth unemployment and insecurity