Eleven Senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party this morning defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A formal letter to this effect has been delivered to Senate President David Mark and is expected to be read on the floor of the Senate this afternoon.
This is only the first installment of many other Senators of the Peoples Democratic Party expected to defect to the All Progressives Congress soon.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed
Interim National Publicity Secretary