The former Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has joined the United Democratic Party (UDP).
Alhassan, who withdrew from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and resigned from her post as minister on Saturday, shared the news on her Twitter.
She’s joining the UDP with 7 State Assembly members, she shared, adding that all APC executives from 169 wards of Taraba State, all 16 local Government excos of APC, and all states executives of APC have also joined the party.
I have officially JOINED my next POLITICAL PARTY with 7 state Assembly Members, all @APCNigeria executives from 169 wards of Taraba State.
All 16 local Government exco’s of APC
All states executives of APC, we are now in UDP pic.twitter.com/mBxp118ZsK
— Sen. Jummai Alhassan (@SenAishaAlhassn) September 29, 2018
Alhassan was disqualified from contesting in the Taraba state gubernatorial primaries under the APC in what the party chairman has said was as a result of loyalty.
Photo Credit: @SenAishaAlhassn