Dogara ‘I won’t be in APC forever,’ Reps Speaker says

Dogara also said that politics in Nigeria doesn’t require a person to stay confined to one party.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said that he won’t be a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) forever.

Dogara also said that politics in Nigeria doesn’t require a person to stay confined to one party.

The Speaker made the comments on Saturday, July 9, 2016, while speaking with journalists in Lagos, The Nation reports.

“In Nigeria, politics is not a straitjacket approach; it is not that if I am in APC, I am going to remain in APC forever or if I am in PDP, I am going to be in PDP forever just like it is in other jurisdictions,” Dogara said.

“There are frequent cases of cross-carpeting, which will still happen, but if the case were that if you are a member of APC you will not face prosecution, I believe that more members would have cross-carpeted to APC right now. So, it is a question of perception," he added.

Dogara also revealed during the meeting that some persons who looted public funds buried the money on farms.

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