July 31, 2018 / 6:11 PM / 2 months ago

Nigerian Senate president rejoins opposition PDP: Twitter

LAGOS (Reuters) - The president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki is rejoining the opposition People’s Democratic Party, it said on Tuesday.

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Paul Carsten/File Photo

The opposition party said on its official Twitter feed that Saraki “has also dumped the failed and dysfunctional @OfficialAPCNg and has returned to the PDP”.

The tweet came minutes after Saraki, also on Twitter, said he was leaving President Muhammadu Buhari’s ruling party.

Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; editing by David Stamp

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