The Senate President of Nigeria, Dr.Abubakar Bukola Saraki, was in an elated mood as he arrived at Ilorin international Airport in Kwara state this evening. His arrival came shortly after announcing his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

He was welcomed warmly at the airport by government officials and dignitaries. 

Saraki gave his reasons for dumping the APC to include continued persecutions he has been put through in the APC.