The Senator representing Gombe South Senatorial District, Joshua Lidani has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Lidani’s defection was announced on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday by Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe).

Lidani was a former deputy governor of Gombe State

The senator was elected on the platform of the PDP in 2015.

He lost his reelection bid to a serving member of the House of Representatives, Binta Bello, who won the PDP ticket to contest for the senatorial district.

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