Naija News understands that the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, formally made the announcement on the floor of the Senate today.
“Let me inform this Senate that very distinguished Senator Joshua Lidani representing Gombe South is defecting from the PDP to the APC. Congratulations,” he said.
Although no reason was given for his defection, Mr Lidani is one of the many lawmakers who had defected from one party to another.
Senator Ahmad Lawan announces the defection of Senator Joshua Lidani from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).#TodayInSenatePlenary
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) November 28, 2018
Both the Senate and the House of Representatives had in the last one month witnessed several defections after dozens of members, mostly from the ruling APC, defected to other parties in August.
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