Breaking: PDP Senator Decamps to Ruling APC, Meets Buhari ▷ Nigeria news

Breaking: PDP Senator Decamps to Ruling APC, Meets Buhari ▷ Nigeria news


  • The ruling APC has been strengthened again as it welcomes a new member, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, from the opposition PDP
  • Nwaoboshi, the senator representing Delta North senatorial district, met with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Friday, June 25
  • The senator’s defection comes a few days after the PDP announced that it had suspended him for alleged anti-party activities

PAY ATTENTION: Join Legit.ng Telegram channel! Never miss important updates!

Aso Rock, Abuja – Senator Peter Nwaoboshi has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives (APC).

Buhari Sallau, a personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on broadcast media, made this known in a brief statement on his Facebook page as the senator who is representing Delta North senatorial district in the National Assembly met with the president on Friday, June 25.

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi Decamps to Ruling APC, Meets Buhari
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) has left the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives (APC).
Photo credit: Tolani Alli
Source: UGC

Sallau shared photos of the senator as he met with President Buhari alongside the national caretaker chairman of the APC and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni.

Read also

Anambra 2021: Ortom heads PDP governorship primary election panel

The deputy president of the Senate and lawmaker representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege was also present as Senator Nwaoboshi met the president.

PDP suspends Senator Nwaoboshi

Before his defection, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Delta state chapter of the PDP suspended Senator Nwaoboshi following allegations of anti-party activities.

He was suspended for one month on Wednesday, June 23.

PDP state publicity secretary, Dr Ifeanyi M. Osuoza who announced the suspension said the decision was taken at the party’s State Working Committee (SWC) emergency meeting.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app

Senator Nwaoboshi defeats EFCC in court

In another related report, a Federal High Court in Lagos recently discharged Senator Nwaoboshi of the N322million money laundering charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Read also

Why Delta PDP has no power to suspend me – Senator Nwaoboshi

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke held that the anti-graft commission failed to prove the elements of the offences for which it charged the lawmaker.

The judge also discharged Nwaoboshi’s two firms, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, on the same ground.

Source: Legit





Source link