The House of Representatives has been thrown into a rowdy session following the defection of 37 lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The APC lost 37 of its lawmakers today. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) received 33 while four joined the African Democratic Congress (ADC)
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, announced the defections during plenary on Tuesday.
This came after Senator Dino Melaye, former Governor of Kano, Rabiu Kwankwaso and 13 other Senators defected to the PDP.
Their names are Danburam Nuhu, Mark Gbilah, Razak Atunwa, Ahmed Garba Bichi, Abdulsamad Dasuk and Zakari Mohammed, Sani Rano, Barry Mpigi, Ali madaki, Dickson Tackighir, Hassan Saleh.
Meanwhile, the APC lawmakers want the party to challenge the legality of the defection, they are asking for the seats of the defectors to be declared vacant.