More than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wakama ward of Nasarawa State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defectors included former elected councillors as well as PDP ward chairmen and secretaries.
The state APC Treasurer, Mr Mohammed Aya, who received the defectors at a formal ceremony on Sunday at Wakama, said the party was encouraged with their decision to join the ruling party.
The treasurer who represented Mr Philip Shakwo, the APC State Chairman, assured the newcomers that they have equal rights and privileges like the old members.
He therefore assured that government would site projects that would impact on the lives of…