Immediate past governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, and his former deputy governor, Long Jang, have both dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the auspices of ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) back in September.
Plateau State APC chairman, Lateb Dabang announced the names of 17 major political leaders – incumbent deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Yusuf Gagdi – who joined the party at welcome ceremony on Wednesday 21 December 2016.
APC national chairman John Oyegun was quoted saying:
“Things will be different by this time next year. Everyone will be smiling. We will not even be talking about importing rice into this country.”
Plateau State governor Simon Lalong announced was present at the event