Anambra State Deputy Governor Nkem Okeke on Wednesday defected from the All Progressives Grand Alliance to the All Progressives Congress.
There had been rumours that he was being wooed by APC.
He was said to have complained bitterly about his maltreatment by Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano and his wife, Ebele.
He had also been allegedly denied his benefits and perks due to his office.
He met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday in company with Imo State Governor Hope UzodinmU and Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni.
The governor also doubles as the acting national chairman of the party.