Former Information Minister, Professor Jerry Gana, has joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) along with other top political leaders on Saturday.
The happened at the North Central Zonal Congress of the party taking place in Makurdi, Benue State.
Others who joined the opposition party included Barrister Humphrey Abah, Ambassador Mrs Esther Audu and Hon Adakole Ijogi.
The defectors were received into the PDP by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, the leader of the party in the North Central Zone.
Gana who spoke on behalf of the defectors, said PDP will reclaim power in all the states of the North Central Zone currently being ruled by the APC and Nigeria at large.