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PDP Senators Celebrates new status, Pay Solidarity Visit To Ekweremadu

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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday red the letters of 14 senators who newly decamped to the opposition party PDP. The decamped senators went on a solidarity visit to the Apo Legislative Quarters residence of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.Ekweremadu’s house has been under a siege by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and men of the Nigeria Police.Saraki had told lawmakers at the plenary that a solidarity visit would be paid to Ekweremadu.Recall that operatives of the Department of State Services and men of the Nigeria Police had laid siege to the Abuja home of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.The security operatives arrived at the home in the early hours of Tuesday.Speaking to our correspondent in his Apo home, Ekweremadu said the era of dictatorship has ended. More Senators will decamp as PDP will take back power come 2019. Sen. Godswill Akpabio said he will automatically become the majority leader of the senate as PDP receives decamped senators in the upper chamber. The PDP chairman, Secondus also applauds the courage of the senators and said its is the kind of bold steps needed to sustain democracy.

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