Two members of the House of Representatives under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The members are Mr. Raphael Igbokwe, from Imo State, and Hon. Mayowa Akinfolarin representing Ileoluji-Okeibo/Odigbo Constituency in Ondo State.
The defection did not however go down well with some PDP members as they staged walk out in protest against the decision of the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, for allowing the defection to stand.
Imo State Governor, Mr. Rochas Okorocha, witnessed the defection of Igbokwe at the session.
Igbokwe announced that he had since joined the APC in January when there was a leadership crisis in the PDP.