Aisha decamps to PDP

Aisha Jummai Alhassan, a former minister of women affairs has announced her defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Daily Trust reports that Alhassan popularly known as Mama Taraba made this revelation during a stakeholders meeting of her former party, United Democratic party (UDP),

Mama Taraba was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress while she served as minister under the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

At the stakeholder’s meeting, it was disclosed that an opinion poll of the UDP conducted after the 2019 general elections indicated that members of the party from 168 wards in 16 local government areas of the state agreed to decamp to PDP.

She said she had no choice but to accept the decision of the party and join the PDP.

While serving as minister, Alhassan caused a stir when she was caught on video saying she would support Atiku Abubakar presidential candidacy.