The Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, Minority Caucus on Tuesday appointed Senator Shaibu Lau representing Taraba North because the Senate Deputy Minority Chief.
The submit turned vacant following the defection of its former occupant, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba South) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) final week.
Recall that Senator Bwacha had defected final week and was formally acquired into the get together by President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan throughout Tuesday plenary learn a letter from the Nationwide Chairman of the PDP, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, asserting the selection of Senator Lau as the brand new Deputy Minority Chief of the higher chamber.
Bwacha was formally acknowledged as a member of the APC on Tuesday morning on the ground by Lawan.