Ebonyi PDP Collapses Into APC in Afikpo LGA with over 5,000 loyalistsdefect to APC.

By Mbam Ogodo, Abakaliki

The candidate of People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Afikpo North West state constituency in the 2023 general elections Chief Ogbonnaya Oko Enyim has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with over five thousand (5,000) supporters.

Oko Enyim with his teeming supporters who declared their unalloyed support and loyalty for APC at the state party Secretariat, Abakaliki commended Governor Nwifuru for his landmark achievement within the short period of time of his administration.

He also congratulated the party for winning the Ebonyi South Senatorial bye-election overwhelmingly stressing that they worked for the victory also.

The former chairman of the then Afikpo North Local Government Area, who denounced PDP noted that the ruling APC under the indefatigable leadership of Governor Francis Nwifuru has shown dexterity in meeting the needs and aspirations of Ebonyi people irrespective of their classes.

He further lauded the state party chairman, Chief Stanley Okoro Emegha whose peaceful disposition has helped in no small measures in propelling the resounding achievements of the party since he assumed the office in 2020.

The Chairman, All Progressive Congress, Ebonyi state, Chief Stanley Okoro Emegha, while receiving the defectors in their large number assured them that their noble intentions would be fully accommodated hence the Governor is a distinguished leader who rewards hard work diligently in the best interest of all.

Emegha maintained that Governor Nwifuru's resolute actions have transformed lives beyond imaginations and charged them to be loyal and law-abiding because APC eschews violence and any act inimical to the fundamentals of societal peace and development.

"You are welcome to the ruling party where lives are transformed, where there is no segregation of any kind, where governance needs growth, progress and development of the people, where people are treated equally and not with disadin.

"My Boss and leader of the party, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Right Honourable (Dr) Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has done incredibly well in terms of giving the people an adorable life lines worthy of mentioning anywhere in the world".

"Some of you that doubted the governor are joining now because you have been convinced in his ability to bring the desired and deserved development to the people".

"Today I charge you to be absolutely peaceful and loyal in your conduct because APC is not chaotic and nothing can make it deviate from its original agenda of setting precedence of good governance where lives could be more meaningful and liveable. Work in tandem with the Governor's agenda", Emegha concluded.