The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Senatorial Candidate in the 2019 general elections, Senator Barnabas Gemade, has again decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC,
Senator Gemade dumped the SDP in a low-key ceremony, at the weekend, in his village, Gemade Village, Mbajov, Mbawar Council Ward, of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.
The former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, defected from the APC to the SDP, shortly before the 2019 general elections, to seek re-election into the Senate, in the Benue North-East Senatorial District, but lost to the incumbent Senator Gabriel Suswam.
At the ceremony, Senator Gemade said that he returned to the APC, after a due consultations with the Leaderships of the party at the National, State, Local, and Ward levels.
Receiving him back, the Benue State Chairman of the APC, Comrade Abba Yaro, expressed joy that Senator Gemade has returned to the party.
He described Senator Gemade as an asset to the party, and cautioned members of the party against any form of decriminalising against returnees to the APC.