Amidst the unending political crisis in Rivers State, 27 members of the States House of Assembly have reportedly defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Herald understands that the crisis came into public light following the burning of the Rivers State Assembly Complex on 29th October. In reaction, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, accused Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, of orchestrating the burning of a section of the State House Assembly complex.
The rift among members of the State House of Assembly had led to some lawmakers commencing impeachment proceedings against Governor Fubara. This move was, however, halted following the intervention of President Tinubu.