Abuja - The rank and file of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has increased, as the Abubakar Baraje-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) have joined the APC, Premium Times reports.
The chairman of the faction, Abubakar Baraje announced the merger to journalists at the end of a meeting at the Kano Governors Lodge in Abuja.
This marks the end of several meetings that have been held between the rebellious faction of the PDP and the APC.
While being wooed by the APC, the New PDP leaders were also meeting with the president to resolve their differences, but were unable to resolve the conflicts of intrest.
The merger means the APC now have a total of 18 state governors. The ruling PDP are now left with 16 governors with the exit of seven governors.
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