A senator has defected to Peter Obi’s Labour Occasion on Wednesday.
Senator Francis Onyewusi was a member of the Peoples Democratic Occasion within the senate earlier than he introduced his defection to Labour Occasion.
One other senator from the ruling All Progressives Congress, Haliru Dauda Jika additionally defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Occasion.
Senators Francis Ezenwa Onyewusi represents Imo East Senatorial district whereas Haliru Dauda Jika represents Bauchi Central Senatorial district.
Their defection was made identified by the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan throughout a plenary on Wednesday.
Whereas Senator Francis Onyewusi who’s a first-timer to the Senate was a member of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) and defected to Labour Occasion (LP), his counterpart in Bauchi was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) earlier than he defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Occasion (NNPP).
The defected Senators cited injustice and inequity of their former political events that made them fail the first elections.