The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed Senator Dino Melaye to its fold.
According to reports, the Senator defected to the PDP during plenary on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.
Melaye said that he could not sit with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after his ordeal with the police.
Though he did not publicly declare his defection, the spokesman of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan issued a statement on Twitter welcoming him.
He said “This Morning, @Sen_Dino_Melaye crossed the aisle of the Red Chamber to the “Comfortable” and “People-Oriented” @OfficialPDPNig side.
“As a party, we welcome him and await his final porting to the Peoples’ Party.”
He said “We would wish Senator Dino Melaye had stayed to allow the ongoing reconciliation efforts to progress, but we respect his right of association and wish him goodluck.
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