NewsOnline Nigeria reports that Samuel Tsebe, a member of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC ).
Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, disclosed this when he spoke with newsmen in Lafia on Monday.
Balarabe-Abdullahi said he received a letter from the lawmaker who represents Akwanga Constituency at the House, indicating his defection.
He said the APC family in the state had accepted the lawmaker into its fold and would treat him equally with other members.
Balarabe-Abdullahi, while congratulating the lawmaker, urged him to remain focused in contributing his quota positively to the development of the party, the state and the country at large.
He said: “This is a new development in APC.
“He is highly welcomed into our great party, the APC.
“On behalf of the leadership of the house, I wish to congratulate him for his defection to APC.
“I want to assure him of equal opportunity in the party in the interest of peace, progress and for the overall development of the party and the state at large.”