Greater than 3, 000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State have decamped to the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP).
The Chairman of the PDP in Abia, Rt Hon Asiforo Okere disclosed this in his tackle at stakeholders assembly in Umuahia.
Whereas giving an account of the current tour of Abia LGAs embarked upon by the celebration management within the state mentioned, Okere mentioned the celebration rebuilt the arrogance of its members and strengthened their tiers of unity.
The hallmark of that was our harvest of not lower than 2,000 opposition members significantly of APC and APGA throughout the state.
“As well as, new members numbering over 3,000 got here up at completely different LGAs throughout the state and declared overtly for the celebration”.
In his remarks, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu congratulated members of the celebration on the profitable native authorities elections within the state.
He assured that his administration is not going to enable itself to be distracted by the opposition who, in accordance with him, is bent on luring him into political arguments to the detriment of the continuing improvement within the state.
He briefed celebration members on ongoing initiatives of his administration assuring that he intends to finish all initiatives began by his administration earlier than 2023.
“Abia is a PDP state and the opposite celebration has nothing to supply our folks now or in future, therefore, they resort to the propaganda of defection, “he mentioned.
Ikpeazu mentioned, “our folks know that they’re higher off with PDP and can by no means comply with return to the darkish days represented by these now masquerading as APC leaders.
“We all know their pedigree and footprints on this state and when it’s time I’ll problem them to come back ahead and present the folks of the state what they’ve completed for them each previously and current”l, the Governor concluded.
Additionally talking, Senators T. A. Orji and Enyinnaya Abaribe referred to as for unity of goal amongst celebration members to make sure that the celebration consolidates within the state.
They expressed appreciation to Governor Ikpeazu for his targeted efforts to ship high quality infrastructure to the folks of the state.
The Nationwide Organising Secretary of the PDP, Colonel Austin Akobundu, introduced that the celebration was set to embark on a recent membership registration drive within the nation and referred to as on members to deal with all new members as equal members.
DAILY POST studies that others on the assembly embrace the Deputy Governor, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu, present and former PDP members of the Nationwide Meeting. Speaker of Abia State Home of Meeting, Engr Chinedum Orji, and members of the state Home of Meeting, members of the state Govt Council, Native Authorities Chairmen, celebration leaders and stakeholders from all of the LGAs, together with Chief Emma Nwaka, Chief Tony Ukasanya, and Prof Greg Ibeh.
3,000 APC, APGA members decamp to PDP in Abia