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Alimekhena, Gumau, Kaita defect, APC senators now 67

Defection of three senators, Ahmad Babba Kaita (Katsina North), Lawal Yahaya Gumau (Bauchi South), and Francis Alimikhena (Edo North) from the All Progressives Congress (APC) has depleted the membership of the ruling party in the Red Chamber.

The defection by the three lawmakers reduces the total number of APC Senators from 70 to 67 in the upper chamber. Whilst Babba Kaita and Alimikhena defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Gumau, on the other hand, defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party Defection of three senators, Ahmad Babba Kaita (Katsina North), Lawal Yahaya Gumau (Bauchi South), and Francis Alimikhena (Edo North) from the All Progressives Congress (APC) has depleted the membership of the ruling party in the Red Chamber.

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The defection by the three lawmakers reduces the total number of APC Senators from 70 to 67 in the upper chamber. Whilst Babba Kaita and Alimikhena defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Gumau, on the other hand, defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party, The Trumpet gathered.

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