LAHORE: Independent MPA from Punjab and wife of former chief minister Najam Sethi, Jugnu Mohsin, on Friday joined Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
Addressing a press conference along with Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz, She made the announcement of joining the PML-N.
She said that she was in contact with PML-N leadership for a long time, adding that she joined PML-N to address the problems of her constituency.
Jugnu Mohsin was elected as an independent candidate from Okara in the general elections of 2018.
In another development, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar accepted Chief Minister Usman Buzdar’s resignation.
The governor accepted the resignation of Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar after meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today.
PM Imran Khan has nominated PML-Q leader and Speakers Punjab Assembly Pervaiz Elahi as a candidate for the CM slot. Total seats in the provincial assembly are 371 and one needs the support of at least 186 MPAs to become Chief Minister of Punjab.
In the House of 371 members, the combined opposition, along with the dissidents, stands at around 200.
The joint opposition is believed to have the support of five independents, one Rahe Haq Party, and around over 30 Jahangir Khan Tareen-Aleem Khan groups’ members.