Wike had criticized Dogara for endorsing the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar.
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This was confirmed by Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Director-General of the PDP PCC, on Sunday.
The team led by Dogara made their position known in a statement on Friday signed by eight members of the group.
He said the former speaker ‘has apparently lost his mind since he could not realize his self imposed ambition to be on the presidential ticket of All Progressives Congress.’
The group took the decision on Saturday after a consultative meeting, where it issued a strongly worded communique.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the Commissioner, Bauchi State Police Command, Umar Mamman, on Sunday.
The CP confirmed the development when he spoke with newsmen on Sunday in Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital.
Rahama, also National Chairman, Youth Progressives Forum of APC said this at a news conference in Bauchi on Tuesday.
Justice Donatus Okorowo in his ruling Friday, declared that having defected from the oppositionPeoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dogara was no longer qualified to occupy the seat by virtue of Section 68(1)(g) of the constitution.
The News Agency of Nigeria had, on March 23, reported that the judgment, in two separate suits filed against Dogara, was fixed for today, Monday, by Justice Donatus Okorowo of an Abuja division of FHC.
Tinubu announced the donation when he paid a condolence visit to Governor Nasir el-Rufai, and to commiserate with the Kaduna State Government.
Justice Donatus Okorowo, who fixed the date, said though the judgment was earlier scheduled for the day, it was not ready.
Following the suspension, Dogara has been strpped off of his traditional title of Jakadan Bauchi.
The suspension followed the attacks on the convoys of the Emirs of Bauchi and Dass, Biliyaminu Othman, on December 31, 2021, by hoodlums on their way to Mwari for the 21st anniversary of a late leader and crusader, Peter Gonto.
The incident occurred during the 21st anniversary of the death of the leader of the Sayawa Nation, Baba Peter Gonto.
Dogara made the call at the 45th anniversary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) held in Abuja on Friday.
The Incorporated Trustees of United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation filed a suit challenging the defection of Dogara from the Peoples Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress.
Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC stated this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
He said for a party unable to run its secretariat, pay staff salaries and its leadership grappling with a crisis of confidence, it would be unfair to expect its progressive-minded members to remain in the PDP which has failed woefully as the supposed ‘main’ opposition party in Nigeria.
The Commander of the task force, Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, presented the suspects to newsmen on Sunday in Jos.
The continued looting in the Coal City continued despite the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by the Governor, Simon Lalong, on Saturday