Senator Peter Nwaoboshi has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Nwaoboshi‘s defection was confirmed when President Muhammadu Buhari received him at the State House on Friday
The Senator who represents Delta North District, Delta State, was presented to Buhari at the State House by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege.
Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, confirmed this in a statement on Friday.
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The statement read, ‘President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja welcomed Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi to the All Progressives Congress, after he left the Peoples Democratic Party, saying ‘you are welcome to the progressives family.’
“Sen. Nwaoboshi, representing Delta North District, Delta State, was presented to President Buhari and National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee at the State House by Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege.
“The Deputy Senate President said Senator Nwaoboshi’s decision to join the APC clearly shows that the effort of the CECPC was yielding fruit. The Senator was warmly welcomed by party members.”
His defection comes a day after he was suspended by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.