The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) stated that the power of the occasion in Ebonyi and South-East was intact inspite of Gov. Dave Umahi’s defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nationwide Chairman of the occasion, Mr Uche Secondus, stated this in his comment on the ninetieth Nationwide Govt Committee (NEC) assembly of the PDP held at its nationwide headquarters, Wadata Plaza, on Thursday in Abuja.
Secondus stated that the PDP refused to be blackmailed on causes given by Umahi for his defection to the APC.
“You need to have learn the eventual defection of Umahi to the ruling APC on Tuesday and his provocative cause of allegation of injustice in opposition to the South East by the occasion.
“We now have refused to affix points with him in any means, however we can’t bow to any blackmail.
“What I can report back to NEC is that the power of our occasion in Ebonyi State and South-East is undamaged and the NWC has taken vital steps to guard and guard it.
“The true season that knowledgeable this choice will quickly be uncovered,” the nationwide chairman stated.
DAILY POST remembers that Umahi had on Tuesday introduced his defection to the APC at a information convention in Abakaliki, ending months of speculations.
The governor stated his defection was to protest in opposition to the injustice meted to the southeast by the PDP, the occasion he had supported since Nigeria’s return to democracy in 1999.