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DEFECTIONS: Senate President Ahmed Lawan gives his verdict on APC Senators’ defection letters

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Saturday denied sitting on letters allegedly written by some All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators seeking to formally defect to opposition parties.

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Under the constitutions, there is a right for Senator to defect from one party to another if it is duly signed and acknowledged by the senate President.

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In a statement by the Special Adviser (Media), Mr. Ola Awoniyi on Saturday, Lawan said, the parliamentary rules do not allow him to deny reading a letter from any Senator on the floor, while he advised newsmen to verify their facts before publishing.

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Senator Lawan has given his verdict that all the social media trends concerning his sittings on their defection letters were false and there was no letter submitted to him yet.

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Some of the senators want to move to their various choice parties before the upcoming 2023 general elections.

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