Mr Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The announcement was made on the official Twitter handle of the PDP on Friday afternoon.
“Breaking News! The governor of Edo State, H.E. @GovernorObaseki has defected to our great Party, the @OfficialPDPNig. The declaration was made this afternoon at the state Secretariat of our party in Benin city, Edo State. Power to the people. #EdoIsPDP,” the tweet read.