20181022

APC Loses Majority As Two Senators Dump Party

Another angry APC senator, Sani Mustapha Mohammed, the senator representing south area of Niger state, has resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in protest.

The party in power is said to have about 50 senators left.

Mohammed is said to be angered by the decision of the ruling party to drop his name from the list of candidates for the 2019 general election.

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna central, also resigned from the party in protest on Saturday over the removal of his name from the list of candidates.

APC and PDP now has almost equal, with ADC and APGA have the rest.