9 PDP lawmakers dump the party for APC in Imo

Emmanuel Anthony

Emmanuel Anthony

Nine lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

This is coming a few minutes after the Deputy Speaker of the House, Okey Onyekanma, resigned his position.

According to Vanguard, the defection saga started around 15:30 pm when the Speaker of the House, read the letters of the decampees at the floor of the House.

The reason for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers’ defection to APC was not clearly stated.

This is coming at a time where PDP members took to the streets of Nigeria protesting the supreme judgment which nullified the election of PDP candidate Emeka Ihedioha.

Some protesters led by the National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, Peter Obi on Monday led a protest against the supreme court judgment which sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state.

The protest, which started at the PDP’s Legacy House to the Three Arms Zone, was led by the PDP National Chairman, Mr. Uche Secondus.

Our motto is: ‘We stand for the truth, irrespective of who tells it’. Driven by this philosophy, our aim has been to create a platform where every voice, every narrative – provided they are decently expressed –  is allowed expression. Our belief is that by promoting unfettered competition of ideas, the truth will eventually emerge. Obviously, doing this while resisting any temptation to be captured by any special interest or tendency makes survival as an online newspaper more challenging. This is why we will appreciate any support from our readers:

Bank details:

Account Name: The News Chronicle
Bank: UBA
Account No.: 1022603956 (Naira)

Domiciliary Account  – dollar-denominated:
Bank:  UBA
Account Number: 3002835294 ($)

Please email details of your bank transfer to: publisher@thenews-chronicle.com or send them by WhatsApp to: 07058078841

Professor Jideofor Adibe

Publisher

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Related Posts

ADVERTISEMENT

What's New?

ADVERTISEMENT

Recommended