The lawmaker representing Ondo East/Ondo west federal constituency, Peter Makinde, has defected from the African Democratic Congress (ADC) to the All Progressive Congress (APC).
House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila read the letter of his defection at the plenary session on Tuesday.
Makinde cited leadership crisis and division within his party as the reason for defection.
The lawmaker is the latest of three members of the House of Representatives that defected to the APC on Tuesday, February 16.
Blessing Onuh, the lawmaker representing Otukpo/Ohimini federal constituency, defected from the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) to the APC.
Also, Yakubu Abdullahi, the member representing Bauchi federal constituency, dumped the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) for APC.