ASSEMBLY WATCH

Senator Ibrahim Danbaba Emerges Deputy Minority Whip
ASSEMBLY WATCH

Senator Ibrahim Danbaba Emerges Deputy Minority Whip

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Senator Ibrahim Danbaba (PDP, Sokoto South) on his nomination and emergence as the Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate. Danbaba replaces Senator Sahabi Ya’u (Zamfara North) who on July 21, 2021, defected from the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ya’u said his decision to resign his membership of the PDP was necessitated by the endemic crisis that engulfed the Zamfara State chapter of the PDP which led the national body to dissolve the State Exco of the party. Consequently, Danbaba’s nomination as the new Deputy Minority Whip was conveyed in a letter by the National Body of the Peoples’ Democratic Party and read by the Senate President during plenary on Thursday. The letter which