Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has been sacked by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
The presiding judge, Justice D.U. Okorowo of the Federal High Court, Abuja delivered the judgement sacking Dogara from the House of Representatives for defecting to the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The judge held that the lawmaker’s defection to the APC was not in order and hence he should vacate his seat immediately.
Yakubu Dogara represents Bogoro/Dass Federal constituency of Bauchi State.
He was the Speaker of the House of Representatives between 2015 and 2019 and was re-elected back to the House at the expiration of his speakership.