Senator Moro replaced Senator Simon Nwadkwon representing Plateau North under the platform of the PDP, who was removed by the court on October 23.
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The House Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, gave a hint of the development when he spoke with newsmen on Thursday.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP David Misal, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jalingo.
Elumelu who said this in a statement on Thursday, urged NERC to “end all contemplations in that direction”.
Lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party exchanged blows after the announcement.
This followed the decision of the party’s Board of Trustees to back Hon. Ndudi Elumelu for the position of Minority Leader, while the National Working Committee had earlier announced Hon. Kingsley Chinda as its choice.
The member announced his defection while briefing newsmen on Monday in Kano.
Haruna, who announced his defection and resignation during plenary, alleged that the APC in Gombe State had made several attempts to blackmail him.