About 400 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dumped the get together for the ruling Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, in Ubakala, Umuahia South Native Authorities Space of the state.
The defectors had been led by the APC Vice Chairmanship candidate within the December 18th 2020 LG ballot held throughout the state, together with govt members of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP.
Talking on behalf of the PDP decampees in the course of the declaration ceremony in Umuahia South LGA, on Thursday, Comrade Ifeanyi Duke, expressed pleasure they joined the ruling PDP within the state.
He defined that they had been motivated to hitch PDP due to the large infrastructural improvement executed by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led administration, in addition to the wonderful efficiency of the Secretary to the State Authorities, Barrister Chris Ezem.
Duke, nevertheless, promised that they’d work with PDP to make sure that the get together strikes head.
Nonetheless, in separate speeches whereas receiving the APC decampees, Hon. Jerry Uzosike, representing Umuahia South State constituency in Abia Home of Meeting and the Govt Chairman, Umuahia South Native Authorities Space, Engr Humphrey Chukwudi Benson, welcomed the defectors and promised to work with them, in addition to carry them alongside.
The PDP leaders counseled them for the daring step and described their defection from APC to PDP as symbolic.
DAILY POST experiences that the occasion attracted officers from each the state and native authorities in addition to the stakeholders of the get together which embody, Excessive Chief Tony Ukasanya; Hon. Barrister Jerry Uzosike; Engr Dr Humphrey Chukwudi Benson, the Mayor Umuahia South Native Authorities; Deacon Charles Ekwueme; Hon. Pastor Goddy kanu ( JP ); Hon. Kelechi Aguiyi; Hon. Okezie ( JALO ); Hon Dennis I. Okorie, Chief, Umuahia South Legislative Council; the ward Chairman, Ubakala Ward A, Hon. Ikesinachi Ibegbulam; Hon. Austin Stephen; Chief Uwaoma Ndukauba and host of others.