A senator representing Cross River Central, John Enoh, has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Mr Enoh, who is the Chairman of the senate committee on finance, made the announcement on the floor of the Upper Legislative Chambers on Tuesday.
The lawmaker disclosed that he had registered as a member of the APC in his ward.
Reacting to Mr Enoh’s defection, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, wished him well in his new political party.
“I wish him fruitful service to his people on the platform he has chosen,” Mr Saraki said.