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Senate adjourns till September 25 as PDP becomes majority party

The Senate on Tuesday hurriedly adjourned plenary until September 25 given the current uncertainty in the nation’s political environment.
Also, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is now in majority with the day’s defection of the 15 lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
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Senator Dino Melaye, former Governor of Kano, Rabiu Kwankwaso and 13 other Senators from the All Progressives Congress (APC) defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki made the announcement on Tuesday during plenary.
Other Senators include Barnabas Gemade(Benue), Shaaba Lafiaji(Kwara), Rafiu Ibrahim(Kwara), Abdulazeez Nyako(Adamawa), Monsurat Sunmonu(Oyo) and Usman Nafada(Gombe).
Also, Senators Suleiman Hunkuyi, Ibrahim Danbaba, Ubale Shittu, Isah Misau, Suleiman Nazif, Soji Akanbi.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki made announcement of the long adjournment through an adopted motion by majority of the lawmakers at plenary.
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