The Bauchi state Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development Hon. Garbo Mohammed Akuyam on Friday resigned as commissioner and defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
According to the Speaker of the Federal House of Representative Yakubu Dogara confirmed Akuyam’s defection to PDP.
Dogara tweeted a picture and wrote “Glad to receive my brother, Hon Garba Akuyam who just resigned as Commissioner of Finance Bauchi State and joined the @OfficialPDPNig family.”
Akuyam speaking to newsmen on his defection to PDP, said his defection from APC to PDP was due to the recent political realities and development in the state.
Akuyam was the Campaign director of the Bauchi state Governor Mohammed Abubakar in the 2015 general election.