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Buhari receives Senator Nwaoboshi as he defects from PDP to APC

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday welcomed the Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi as the Senator formally disclosed his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

The defecting senator was presented to the President by the Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, at the First Lady’s Conference Room, presidential villa, Abuja.

Governor Buni alongside other members of the APC Caretaker Committee and relevant stakeholders were at the Presidential to brief the President on how they have managed the affairs of the party in the past one year.

Senator Nwaoboshi, who is the Senate Committee Chairman on the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has been having problems with the PDP in his state which resulted in his suspension. 

The State Working Committee (SWC) of the Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in an emergency meeting on Wednesday suspended the Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District in the National Assembly for a period of one month.

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