Just In: Senator Kwankwanso, Melaye And 13 Others Defect From APC To PDP

Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso representing Kano Central, Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, and thirteen other senators have defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The announcement of their defection was made at Tuesday plenary after the Senate president received and read a letter from the defected senators.

With this defection, the PDP is now the majority in the Senate.