The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The governor announced his defection on Wednesday at a press conference in the Government House, Sokoto, North-West Nigeria.
He made the announcement amid hundreds of supporters who stormed the Government House to declare their support for him.
The governor later tweeted on his official handle that “I have consulted widely especially with the people of sokoto and they have confidently assured me of my next political move. I hereby defect officially to the @OfficialPDPNig
“Power to the people.”