Four House of Representatives members from Zamfara state belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, resigned their membership of the occasion and defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The lawmakers are Bello Shinkafi of the Shinkafi/Zurmi Federal Constituency; Ahmed Bakura, Bakura/Maradun; Ahmed Shehu, Bungudu/Maru; and Suleiman Gummi, Gummi/Bukkuyum.
The members formally introduced their defection on the plenary on Tuesday.
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, learn their letters of defection on the opening of the session.
Sani Dan-Galadima had earlier on Wednesday declared his defection within the chamber.
The governor of Zamfara, Bello Matawalle had final Tuesday formally introduced his defection from the PDP to the APC in Gusau, the state capital, together with some members of the federal and state legislatures.
However, his deputy, Aliyu Gusau; and a member of the House representing Anka/Talata-Mafara Federal Constituency, Kabiru Mafara, have remained within the PDP.