Udi Community Enugu state boils as APC takes over 1,000 PDP members

 www.odogwublog.com reports that about 1000 persons,who belonged to the Peoples Democratic Party[PDP] in Egede Community of Udi local government area of Enugu state, at the weekend  defected to the  All Progressives Congress, [APC].

Among the defectors were 300 women, a professor, Mr. Martin Ikemuonso, as well as  a woman leader, Mrs. Mourene Anosike and Chief Benson Agu, who was a former ward chairman of the PDP.

Speaking at the event which took place at Egede, Umuoka ward, Udi council area, the immediate past governor of  Enugu state Barrister , Sullivan Chime advised aspirants desiring to contest future elections in the state to do so under the platform of the APC.

He insisted that their former party, the PDP was dead and buried, adding that it has become obvious  that the umbrella symbol party will not contest next elections in the state, because it has gone comatose.

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Chime who was the immediate past civilian governor of Enugu state,elected on the platform of PDP[ 2007--2015] told the crowd of supporters, that APC is a young party coming at a time PDP was dying. Some former members of PDP joined hands in forming APC, and it is waxing stronger.

"To demonstrate its seriousness it took power just one year in existence; that is why we came out to identify with APC, a party that when you belong to, your body and soul will be at rest.

"PDP will not contest election next time, we feel aggrieved that PDP died so we'll guard APC jealously," he said.

In his remarks, chairman of APC in Enugu state, Dr. Ben Nwoye, who had earlier supervised the registration of the new members, urged people of the state to join the winning team at the centre in order to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
He boasted that with the influx of former PDP members into APC, the party will take over Enugu state in 2019.

Nwoye, said APC is party for the progressives and like minds, stressing that it is poised towards rewriting the political history of Enugu state and Nigeria  at large.

The ceremony was graced  by principal officers  of the state APC, some former Commissioners  in the state that served under Chime's administration as well as  the vice chairman of APC in Enugu West senatorial district, Engr. I. K. Omenuko, who said that APC has put in place formidable structure across the state that will enable it win elections in 2019.


Udi Community Enugu state boils as APC takes over 1,000 PDP members Udi Community Enugu state boils as APC takes over 1,000 PDP members Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Monday, June 19, 2017 Rating: 5

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