JUST IN: Court sacks Dogara from reps, declare seat vacant


A Federal high court in Abuja has, Friday, sacked the member representing Das/Bogoro of Bauchi state at the National House of Assembly.

The court presided by Justice D.U. Okorowo, ruled on the basis that Mr Dogara’s defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) was wrong and meant he should vacate the legislative seat.

Mr Dogara, who was Speaker between 2015-2019, defected to the APC after winning his re-election under the PDP in 2019

There is sour relationship between Dogara and Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, one of the main reasons he thrown PDP for APC.