Cross River Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade defects to APC

By The Nigerian Voice
Listen to article

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Ayade announced his decision on Thursday morning in a meeting with six APC governors who visited him at the Government House.

According to him, “Cross River needs to connect with the center.”

However, the governors who visited Ayade include Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodima, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.

Others are Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state, Simon Lalong of Plateau state and Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa state.

The governors had arrived in Calabar on Wednesday evening.