Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki Quits Ruling Party

After a series of intrigues, Senate President Bukola Saraki, has announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. Saraki joined the ruling party All Progressive Congress in 2014 after falling out with then government, led by President Goodluck Jonathan. Saraki's supporters say that he had for years been targeted by the presidency. He has been dogged by accusations of misconduct and investigations since taking the post in 2015 with the support of opposition lawmakers but has not been convicted.

  • Nigeria:   Saraki Finally Rejoins PDP

    Daily Trust, 1 August 2018

    Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday put to rest weeks of intrigues about his anticipated defection by formally dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the… Read more »

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