Another Nasarawa lawmaker defects to APC

 Mr David Maiyaki, lawmaker representing Karu/ Gitata at the Nasarawa State House of , has defected from the Peoples Democratic (PDP) All Progressives Congress ( APC).

Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the speaker of the House announced this while reading the defection letter during plenary in Lafia on .

Abdullahi, while congratulating the lawmaker for joining APC assured him of equal treatment with other of the .

The speaker said that APC remained a beat in 2023 in the state.

“You have taken a wise decision. I congratulate you for the step taken as you have taken the best step. I want assure you of equal with other of the party.

“We have catch another big fish, I want to assure you of our cooperation and support to enable you succeed.

“With the defection, we have completed 10 from Western  zone as APC lawmakers,” he said.

Earlier, Maiyaki said he decided to join APC in the best interest of the people of constituency and the state at large.

The lawmaker who was the Chairman, House Committee on Land and Survey, said that he consulted widely with people on decision to move from PDP to APC.

The News Agency of Nigeria () reports that with the defection of the lawmaker, APC has 20 members, leaving PDP with three members, while Zenith labour party (ZLP) has one at the house.( )