Senator Joshua Dariye on Thursday decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The former Plateau state governor who represents Plateau Central in the upper legislative chamber announced his decision during plenary.
The Senate confirmed the development via its official Twitter account, @NGRSenate.
Senator Joshua Chibi Dariye (Plateau Central) decamps from the People's Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress at today's sitting
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) September 22, 2016