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Tambuwal, entire Sokoto lawmakers defect to PDP

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has ended speculation about his return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he rose to become Speaker of the House of Representatives.

He returned to the party with all members of the State House of Assembly on Wednesday evening, after dumppng the All Progressives Congress (APC), on which platform he became a governor in 2015.

Tambuwal, had been one of the governors touted to be eying a return to the PDP, which received a total of 14 Senators and 32 members of the House of Representatives, in a gale that swept the National Assembly, on Tuesday.

The Sokoto State Governor is also one of those believed to be eying the job of President Muhammadu Buhari, for whom he stepped down after initially showing interest in the run to the APC convention in 2014.

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