Barely 24 hours after he was announced as a ministerial nominee by Nigeria president President Muhammadu Buhari, Emeka Nwajiuba has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Accord Party (AP).
Nwajiuba, who is a serving member of House of Representatives for Ehime Mbano/Ihite Uboma/Obowo Federal Constituency of Imo State, was elected to the House in the 2019 National Assembly elections on the platform of AP.
His defection letter was read on the floor of the House during Wednesday’s plenary by the deputy speaker, Ahmed Idris Wase.
Nwajiuba was among some of the 43-man ministerial nominees screened by the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. Read more