Mass Defections In Nigerian Legislature Sees APC Lose 15 in Senate and 37 in HoR

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2.00PM / Proshare WebTV 

The Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki today announced the defection of (15) fifteen Senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress Party to the Peoples Democratic Party in the Upper Chamber. 

This was the development at the plenary session presided over by the Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki.   

The Senators who defected include; 

-Senator Isa Misau (Bauchi )

-Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kano),

-Senator Abdulazeez Murtala Nyako (Adamawa),

-Senator Barnabas Gemade(Benue),

-Senator Hunkuyi (Kaduna),

- Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi),

-Senator Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo) ,

-Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna),

-Senator Shaaba Lafiaji (Kwara)

- Senator Usman Nafada (Gombe).

- Suleiman Nazif  (Bauchi),

- Senator Abdullahi Danbaba Ibrahim (Sokoto),

- Senator Ubale Shittu (Jigawa),

- Senator Soji Akanbi( Oyo)

- Senator Rafiu Ibrahim (Kwara).
 

Also today the Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt.Hon Yakubu Dogara announced the defection of 37 House of Representative members from the All Progressives Congress Party, (33)  thirty-three joined the People’s Democratic Party, while (4) four others moved to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

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