Abuja - Five members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday announced their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), reports NewsDay.
The lawmakers are Isiaka Mohammed, Ibrahim El-sudi (Taraba), Adams Jagaba (Kaduna), Hambe Herman (Benue) and Ahmed Aisha Dahiru (Adamawa).
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With the defection, the number of PDP legislators has now dropped to 184 while that of the APC jumped to 164.
Tuesday’s defection has further compounded PDP’s plot to remove the Speaker of the House, Aminu Tambuwal.
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- News 24