July 24, 2018 / 10:33 AM / 4 months ago

Fifteen Nigerian senators defect from ruling APC party -Senate president's aide

LAGOS, July 24 (Reuters) - Fifteen Nigerian senators defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress party on Tuesday, leaving it with minority in the upper house of parliament, an aide to the Senate president said on Twitter.

Senate President Bukola Saraki said 15 senators had “decamped”, without giving details

A faction of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ruling party said this month it no longer supported his government. (Reporting by Alexis Akwagyiram; editing by John Stonestreet)

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