He came with his team straight from Parliament.
Leader of United Resources Party, William Duma, and his team have also defected to the Crown camp.
The leaders are now in a meeting and will be calling a press conference soon.
Abau MP Sir Puka Temu was the first to cross the floor this morning to the Government benches after the confirmation of Peter O’Neill’s resignation as Prime Minister.
Meantime, Parliament will meet tomorrow to appoint a new Prime Minister.
More updates to come…
(William Duma, second left, with his team)