PDP Meets House Leaders, Asks Tambuwal To Resign



Speaker  Aminu Tambuwal’s defection  from PD to APC has set off a new wave of political intrigues as the ruling party is already kicking.After a meeting with  the party’s  leaders in the House of Representatives following the defection, PDP has urged  the Speaker   to do the “needful”:interpreted to mean, Tambuwal is being urged to resign  from his post as Speaker.

“After a thorough consideration of the matter, the NWC came to a  conclusion that the Hon. Speaker, as a responsible elected officer,  knows full well what is needful and honourable of him since his new  party is in the minority”Olisa Metuh,PDP spokesman said in a statement today.

PDP’s statement signed by Metuh s said in full :“The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  met with PDP leaders in the House of Representatives concerning the  defection of the Speaker, His Excellency, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to  the APC.

“After a thorough consideration of the matter, the NWC came to a  conclusion that the Hon. Speaker, as a responsible elected officer,  knows full well what is needful and honourable of him since his new  party is in the minority.

“We are not unmindful of the fact that Hon. Tambuwal became Speaker on  the platform of the PDP as the political party with the majority of  seats in the House of Representatives and that this incontrovertible fact has not changed.