Former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah has decamped from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Stella, who is currently the Senator representing Anambra North, was part of President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet.
She defected during a brief ceremony the APC held in Abuja on Thursday, to admit her into the fold.
In attendance were the Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni.
Others were Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; Chairman, Progressive Governors’ Forum and Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu; Imo Governor Hope Uzodimma, among others.
The Anambra APC governorship candidate, Senator Andy Uba was present.
Buni congratulated Oduah for joining the APC and assured her of equal rights with existing members.
On Thursday evening, the draw for the Champions League group stage was conducted.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could be set for a possible showdown, with Manchester City in Group A with Paris Saint-Germain, Club Brugge and Leipzig.
This season's final will take place at the Estadio do Dragao in Porto, Portugal on May 29.
Defending champions Chelsea will face Juventus, Zenit and Malmo.
Group A: Manchester City, PSG, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge
Group B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, FC Porto, AC Milan
Group C: Sporting Lisbon, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas
Group D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donestk, Sheriff