Stella Oduah, a former aviation minister, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Stella, currently the Senator for Anambra North, was part of President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet.
The lawmaker defected on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at a brief ceremony the APC held in Abuja to admit her into the fold.
In attendance were the Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, and Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni.
Others were Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; Chairman, Progressive Governors’ Forum and Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu; Imo Governor, Hope Uzodimma, among others.
The Anambra APC governorship candidate, Senator Andy Uba was present.
Buni congratulated Oduah for joining the APC and assured her of equal rights with existing members.