Extra Southeast governors and lawmakers are on their solution to the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Ben Nwoye, Chairman of the Social gathering in Enugu State stated on Thursday.
That is coming amidst the defection of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi to the APC.
Umahi formally dumped the PDP on Thursday at a defection rally in Abakiliki, the Ebonyi State capital, attended by APC bigwigs from throughout the nation.
Chatting with journalists on the Akanu Ibiam Worldwide Airport, Enugu, Nwoye declared that extra governors and legislators from the South East geo-political zone will quickly be part of the APC.
The APC stalwart stated Umahi’s resolution was smart and described ongoing developmental initiatives within the State as character of APC infrastructural growth.
The Enugu APC Chairman famous that Umahi attributed his defection to traditionally induced marginalization by the PDP, and expressed optimism that his motion will join the South East to the Nationwide Grid.
He stated, “Governor Umahi has made a smart resolution. Once you take a look at the event of his State, from the 4 conner and the middle, what you see there’s character of APC infrastructural growth.
“So transferring away from PDP to APC is pure. Like he stated that the PDP has marginalized South East in the reason for time, what we’re looking for for is regional integration. He has recognized supply of the marginalization as being traditionally PDP induced.
“So as to transfer ahead to attach the South East to the nationwide grid, he has decided that’s extremely selfless, a choice that has now turned out to change into the largest political earthquake in fashionable political historical past within the South East.
“The vibration of that earthquake I consider nicely preserve shaking and the aftermath of it’ll have an effect on the political equation in all of the 5 states of the South East and it’ll additionally transcend.”
“Now we’ve got two governors and we consider that many extra Governors of PDP extraction and legislators within the South East are additionally on their solution to be part of the APC” he said.
He suggested those that have written the South East off in the case of APC to have a rethink and now take a look at the South East significantly.
On his go to to Abuja, Nwoye stated they have been there to debate methods of strengthening the social gathering, including that he offered the forthcoming ISi-Uzo State Constituency election in Enugu State for consideration of the Nationwide caucus of the social gathering.