The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Odige-Oyegun has received defectors from the People Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
Odigie-Oyegun was accompanied to the Rwang Pam Township Stadium, venue of the event by the Speaker House of Representative, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, the National Secretary of APC, national women leader and other national executive members of the party.
Prominent among the defectors are Senator Joshua Dariye (PDP), from Plateau Central senatorial zone, former Deputy governor in the immediate past PDP led Ignatius Longjan, former governorship candidate of ACN, Pam Dung Gyang, Deputy Speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly Yusuf Gagdi, Hon. Jimmy Cheto, a former minister Chief Jethro Akun.
Others are former member the of House of Representatives Aminu Jonathan.