Mr Atuche was in June sentenced to six years imprisonment after he was found guilty of stealing N25.7bn.
The APC chairman said corruption by government officials was to blame for Nigeria’s insecurity.
The development came barely two months after Peter Nwaoboshi, another PDP senator facing fraud charges joined the ruling party.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested 37 people in Ibadan and Oyo for Internet frauds.
Ex-Big Brother ‘Lockdown Season’ housemate Dorathy Bachor has accused EFCC operatives of invading her privacy by breaking into her living room at 4:00 a.m. Monday.
Some would say, too late.
EFCC has expressed grave concerns over federal government officials stealing royalties and licensing fees, engaging in illicit financial flows.
Mr Bawa said the FBI has been the biggest EFCC partner and the bureau had trained some of the commission’s officers in the U.S.