Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has announced his decision to re-contest his seat as the federal lawmaker representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency in lower chamber of the National Assembly.
Dogara, made the announcement on Tuesday after his supporters visited his Abuja residence beseeching him to re-contest his seat in the Green Chamber.
Addressing the crowd, the Speaker said but the supporters’ plea, he would have vacated his seat in the House as had remained a member National Assembly for almost twelve years.
“Because you came, because of your sacrifice, I want to announce to you that I will run to once again represent our constituency. I will soon come to meet you at home to make this formal,” Dogara told the supporters who reportedly trooped in to his house from Bogoro, Dass and Tafawa Balewa local government areas in Bauchi State.
He said, “Some people said they will retire us from politics, but we want to inform them that only God and the electorate can retire us”.