A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, claimed on Wednesday that a minimum of 22 Senators have perfected plans to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) within the coming weeks.
Fani-Kayode, who said this on his verified Twitter deal with, mentioned the affected Senators have been sad as a result of they have been denied the social gathering’s ticket for the 2023 elections.
He urged the APC leaders to behave quick or threat a mass exodus from the social gathering with simply eight months to the subsequent common elections.
The ex-minister wrote: “22 APC Senators are threatening to decamp to PDP as a result of they’ve been denied the tickets to return to the Senate.
“That is severe and one thing should be completed to stop it. Many are involved and we urge our in a position Nationwide Chairman & Nationwide Secretary to achieve them. We can not afford to lose them.”
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The ruling social gathering has misplaced a minimum of seven key members to PDP in the previous few weeks.
The defectors included Senators Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano), Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi) Adamu Aliero (Kebbi), Dauda Jika (Bauchi), Ahmad Babba Kaita (Katsina), Lawal Yahaya Gumau (Bauchi), and Francis Alimikhena (Edo).
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