As the elections for Senate President and Speaker house of Representatives is in progress, the Peoples Democratic Party has endorsed Senator Ali Ndume and Honorable Umar Bago.
A statement signed by
Sen. Umar Ibrahim Tsauri says
“The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after very extensive consultations with critical stakeholders resolves to support Senator Ali Ndume and Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago for Senate President and Speaker of House of Representatives respectively, ahead of National Assembly inauguration on Tuesday.
“This decision is in the best interest of the nation, in line with our party’s determination to deepen democracy, ensure a strong and independent legislature, strict compliance with the principle of separation of powers as well as constitutional checks and balances in the polity.”