From Esther Akaa, Lafia
The Minority Leader and member representing Kokona West constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Danladi Jatau has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC).
Jatau, had earlier announced his defection in a letter of intent to join the APC and sent to his ward, Bassa Electoral ward, Kokona Local Government Area of the state.
The lawmaker who is also the Chairman, House Committee on Public Complaints, Petitions and Security on Thursday proceeded and registered and became the bonafide member of APC.
Speaking immediately after his registration exercise, held at Uke polling unit in Bassa, Kokona LGA, he called on the people of his constituency to embrace the ongoing APC membership registration and revalidation exercise.
He said that he decided to join the APC, in order to support Governor Abdullahi Sule in developing the state.
“I joined the APC in order to contribute my quota to the development of the state and Nigeria at large because being in opposition at this material time is not good for us.
“I want to call on the people of my constituency, who are yet to join the ruling APC to do so in their interest and for the overall development of the state.
“As there is benefit of belonging to a political party, especially APC which is the ruling part and above all our Governor is doing well,” he said.
Jatau also called on the people of his constituency to pray and support Governor Sule and President Muhammadu Buhari administrations to succeed even as he assured the people of his constituency of continued quality representation in order to bring development to their door steps.
“I want to use this medium to assure the people of my constituency that I will continue to do my best for them through keying into peoples oriented programmes that will change their lives positively,” he said.