APC Becomes Minority In The Senate As Dino Melaye, Misau, Tejuoso 12 Other Senators Decamp To PDP

There was a rowdy session at the National Assembly on Tuesday, July 24, as 15 Senators dumped the ruling APC.



The Senators, including Dino Melaye and Abdul-Azeez Nyako, announced their defection at the Senate plenary on Tuesday, July 24.



The list containing the Senators’ names was handed over to Bukola Saraki, the president of the Senate, who managed to get to the plenary after a reported blockade in the morning.



Below is a full list of the 15 Senators who joined the PDP today:

1. Senator Lanre Tejouso

2. Senator Shaaba Lafiagi

3. Senator Gemade

4. Senator Dino Melaye

5. Senator Soji Akanbi

6. Senator Rafiu Ibrahim

7. Senator Shittu Ubali

8. Senator Isa Misau

9. Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi


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10. Senator Monsurat Sumonu

11. Senator Abdullahi Danbaba

12. Senator Bayero Nafada

13. Senator Suleiman Nazif

14. Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso

15. Senator Abdul-Azeez Murtala Nyako



Meanwhile, World Top News Ng.com previously reported that officers of the Nigeria Police had blocked the Senate President from honouring an invitation by the Inspector General of Police.



The IGP had invited Saraki for further interrogation on his involvement in the killing of many residents of Offa in a recent robbery attack in the town.

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