Former Governor of Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Senator Dino Melaye and thirteen other senators have defected from their various parties to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
This was made known by an announcement during the plenary session this Tuesday morning, July 24th by the senate president Bukola Saraki .
The official letter reads:
Dear Senate President,
After due consultation, with our constituents and stakeholders in our constituency, in proper recognition section 16 (1G) of the 1999 constitution, and for the fact of our party, The All Progressives Congress, we hereby inform the Senate that we the undersigned;
We hereby inform that we are changing our political affiliation from APC TO PDP. We thank you for your exemplary leadership.
In a follow up announcement, Mr Saraki said Senator Abdulazaz Nyako, has also announced his defection. The Senate then adjourned plenary till September 26, 2018.
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