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Saturday, January 16, 2016

PDP Loses Seat To APGA At House Of Representatives

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suffered a huge loss at the federal House of Representatives as one of its members lost his seat.

The Nation reports that Ferdinand Dozie Nwankwo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)
representing Njikoka/Anaocha/Dunukofia federal constituency of Anambra state took over from the PDP.
Nwankwo was returned duly elected by the Appeal court and was administered the oath of office by the Clerk of the House , Sani Omolori reducing PDP to 139 members while APGA has 5.
The visibly excited lawmaker, after his victory, said the anti-corruption drive of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government must be given all the support required to succeed.
He said: “I am here to make quality legislation. I am here to see how to enhance the laws that will benefit my constituency.
“We will try our best to solve the multiple problems facing our people back home. I am an agent of change. I believe that the federal government is doing what it can .
“I will support every good laws that would fight corruption. Corruption is an endemic disease ravaging us and we need to fight it with every quality laws that we can make.”