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Ex-minister, ‘Mama Taraba’ Finally Joins PDP

Former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, has dumped the United Democratic Party, UDP APC to join the to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Mrs Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba contested the governorship election on the platform of UDP during the 2019 general elections in Taraba State, made the decision during a stakeholders meeting of UDP in Jalingo, Daily Trust reports

Aisha Al-Hassan, APC candidate in Taraba State
Aisha Al-Hassan, APC candidate in Taraba State

Giving her reason, Alhassan said her defection to PDP was based on the outcome of the opinion poll during a stakeholders meeting.

According to her, she had no option than to go by the decision of the majority members of UDP and decamp to PDP.

The stakeholders meeting, held at the former Minister’s Jalingo residence.

It was attended by representatives of UDP members from 168 wards across the 16 local government areas of the state.