About 9 members of the Kano State house of Assembly have dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the New Nigeria Peoples Party(NNPP).

The members defection is coming a few weeks after Former State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso dumped the PDP for the NNPP.

The 9 members are said to be loyalists of Kwankwaso and members of the Kwankwasiyya movement.

The lawmakers that defected are; Rt Hon. Isyaku Ali Danja; Hon Lawan Hussain Chediyar ‘Yan Gurasa, Hon. Umar Musa Gama, Hon Aminu Sa’adu Ungogo, Hon. Tukur Muhammad, Hon. Mu’azzam El-Yakub, Dawakin Kudu Constituency and Hon. Garba Shehu Fammar.

Others include Hon. Abubakar Uba Galadima and Hon Mudassir Ibrahim Zawaciki.

The members disclosed that the had to leave the PDP over the numerous crisis rocking the party at state and national levels.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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