However, his defection has been largely expected from Nigerians especially after all the federal lawmakers from his Kwara State left the All Progressives Congress(APC) last week.Saraki is also expected to join the main opposition party,Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Similar, Ahmed, the Kwara State Governor, who took over from Saraki as Governor has also defected to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP),as contained in a statement by his media aide, Muyideen Akorede, explaining that the decision followed consultations with people in the state.

“Following due consultations with the people and in response to calls by major stakeholder groups in the State, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed today defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), having realized that the All Progressive Congress (APC) can no longer serve as a platform for achieving the aspirations and expectations of his people,” the statement said.

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