The member representing Tiev Constituency in the Benue State House of Assembly, Dominic Ucha, has said he deserves to be the Speaker in the incoming Assembly due to his loyalty to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Concise News reports.
“I trace my history and story from 2015 to this day and it has now culminated into a petition before the Benue people; a petition to their conscience and a petition for posterity to judge us,” he told Daily Trust in Makurdi.
“Why did I say that? I remained in PDP, I have been in PDP all my life; we have carried the cross to this point.
“I have been a loyal party member and I have supported the government tremendously.
“So it is only natural and obvious that if things are done transparently in a way that even the old man in the village who felt that Rt. Hon. Ucha was short changed and is paid back; it will give people a lot of confidence that democracy is coming back as government of the people, for the people and by the people/”