A poster of leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and deputy Yemi Osinbajo is displayed along the highway in Lagos. ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday emerged as the political party with majority members in the House of Representatives, reports Punch.
This was made possible following the defection of eight Peoples Democratic Party lawmakers to other political parties.
The APC gained four of the defectors while the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Peoples Democratic Movement and the Social Democratic Party shared the remaining four.Also read: PDP to lose more lawmakers to APC
The four who defected to the APC are Garba Ulma, Zakari Ibrahim, Ibrahim Kamba and Abdulmalik Cheche.
With this development, the APC now has 179 members , PDP, 162 members while the other parties constitute the remaining 19 in a house of 360 members.
Read more at Punch.
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