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Mass defections hit APC as 36 Reps dumb APC for PDP

A total of 36 Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday dumbed the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

While 4 of the lawmakers from Oyo State opted for Africa Democratic Congress, ADC, 32 others went to the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Speaker Yakubu Dogara read their respective letters at the plenary.

Earlier a total of fifteen senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had dumped the party and defected to the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

The senators who have so far defected are: Rabui Musa Kwankwaso (Kano Central), Barnabas Gemade (Benue North-West), Dino Melaye (Kogi East), Isa Hamman Misau , Lanre Tajouso, Shaaba Lafiagi, Mohammed Shittu and Ubali Shittu.

Others senators are: Rafui Ibrahim, Suleiman Hunkuyi, Monsurat Sunmonu, Ibrahim Danbaba, Usman Nafada and Suleiman Nazif.

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