Abuja - The ruling People Democratic Party (PDP) has reclaimed the majority in the House of Representatives after five members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defected back to the party, according to Saharareporters.
The list of the defected lawmakers from APC to PDP includes Ladan Shehu Bichi (Kano), Abdulsalam Adamu (Kano), Sani Umar Dangaladima (Zamfara), Shehu Gusau (Zamfara) and Umar Bature (Sokoto) while a PDP lawmaker, Isa Mohammed Bashiru defected to APC.
With the recent defections, the PDP now has a total number of 178 lawmakers in the House as against 168 belonging to the opposition party APC.
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