APC senators as of August 14, 2018 (full list)

APC senators as of August 14, 2018 (full list)

- The All Progressives Congress currently has 57 senators while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party has 48 senators

- The All Progressives Grand Alliance and the African Democratic Congress have two each

- If you exclude Senator Joshua Dariye of Plateau state from APC list of Senators because of his recent sentence, APC will be left with 56 senators

As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, Nigeria's political sphere has been experiencing gale of defections in the past few weeks, and politicians have sworn loyalty to parties where their political ambitions could come to fruition.

According to APC newspaper, the 8th Senate currently has 54 senators, who are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and 48 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators.

NAIJ.com gathers that there are other four senators, two of whom are from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the other two are from African Democratic Congress (ADC).

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Three vacant seats in the Senate belonging to Katsina, Kogi and Bauchi states are to be filled by APC candidates who won the Saturday, August 11 bye-elections in their respective states.

You will arrive at 57 senators from the APC when the three new senators are sworn in, but it will be 56 without Senator Joshua Dariye of Plateau state, who was recently sentenced to prison.

List of APC Senators:

1. Adamu Aliero (Kebbi),

2. Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi),

3. Bala Ibn Na’Allah (Kebbi),

4. Aliyu Wammako (Sokoto),

5. Ibrahim Gobir (Sokoto),

6. Ahmed Yerima (Zamfara),

7. Kabir Marafa (Zamfara),

8. Tijjani Kaura(Zamfara),

9. Abu Ibrahim (Katsina),

10. Umar Kurfi (Katsina),

11. Kabir Gaya (Kano),

12.Barau Jibrin (Kano),

13. Abdulkadir Gumel (Jigawa),

14. Sabo Mohammed (Jigawa),

15. Sani Shehu. (Kaduna)

16. Ahmed Lawan (Yobe),

17.Bukar Abba Ibrahim (Yobe),

18. Ali Ndume (Borno),

19.Abu Kyari (Borno),

20. Baba Kaka Garbai (Borno),

21. Sabi Abdullahi (Niger),

22. David Umar (Niger),

23. Mustapha Muhammed (Niger),

24. Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa),

25. George Akume (Benue),

26. Joshua Dariye (Plateau),

27. Francis Alimikhena (Edo),

28. Andrew Uchendu (Rivers),

29. Magnus Abe (Rivers),

30. Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta),

31. John Enoh (Cross River),

32. Nelson Effiong (Akwa Ibom),

33. Andy Uba (Anambra),

34. onni Ogbuoji (Ebonyi),

35. Hope Uzodinma (Imo),

36 Ben Uwajimogu (Imo),

37. Danjuma Goje (Gombe),

38. Binta Masi Garba (Adamawa),

39. Ahmed Abubakar (Adamawa),

40. Yusuf A. Yusuf (Taraba).

41. Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos),

42. Gbenga Ashafa (Lagos),

43. Solomon Adeola (Lagos),

44. Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo),

45 Gbolahan Dada (Ogun),

46. Soji Akanbi (Oyo),

47. Ajayi Boroffice (Ondo),

48. Yele Omogunwa (Ondo),

49. Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo),

50. Babajide Omoworare (Osun),

51. Sola Adeyeye (Osun),

52. Fatimat Raji-Rasaki (Ekiti).

53. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa-Ibom)

54. Philip Aduda (FCT)

55. Lanre Tejuoso (Ogun)

56.Ahmad baba kaita (katsina)

57. Lawal Yahaya Gumau (Bauchi)

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that some senators belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC) called for the immediate resignation of Senate president, Bukola Saraki, after he quit the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The senators said they would push for Saraki’s resignation, in response to the Senate president's exit from the party.

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