New Deputy Senate Minority Chief has emerged.
Newsone experiences that the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) Minority Caucus has appointed Senator Shaibu Lau from Taraba North as its Senate Deputy Minority Chief.
This on-line information platform understands that th Deputy Senate Minority Chief submit turned vacant following the defection of its former occupant, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba South) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling occasion, on the weekend.
Newsone Nigeria experiences that President Muhammadu Buhari formally acquired Bwacha into the APC on the State Home final Thursday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan learn a letter from the Nationwide Chairman of the PDP, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, asserting the selection of Senator Lau as the brand new Deputy Minority Chief of the higher chamber.
Bwacha was formally recognised as a member of the APC on Tuesday morning on the ground by Lawan.
Lawan had directed the Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, to take Bwacha to his new seat on the part of the isle reserved for members of the ruling occasion.
Kalu promptly carried out the instruction at the same time as members of the minority PDP kicked towards the event.
Lawan stated with the crossing over of Bwacha to the APC, the occasion now has 70 members within the Chamber whereas PDP has 38 leaving Younger Progressives Congress (YPP) with one member.
Newsone experiences that Senator George Sekibo efforts at drawing the eye of the Senate to the abnormality and illegality of Bwacha’s defection met with a brick wall.
The Senate President dominated him out of order citing the letter by the Nationwide Chairman of the PDP, Ayu, appointing a substitute for Bwacha.