Deserting hits APC, as 5000 individuals deformity to PDP C’River
By Ike Uchechukwu, CALABAR
The fight for the spirit of Cross River state has kept on building up speed as around 5, 000 All Progressives Congress (APC) individuals have abandoned to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Northern senatorial District
We discovered that the turncoats incorporate, previous APC wards and part officials, ladies pioneers, heads of Hausa people group in Ogoja, Yala, Bekwarra, Obanliku and Obudu as well as LP competitors in the last Ogoja/Yala government Constituency and hopefuls in the last congresses.
Getting the turncoats at TTC field Igoli-Ogoja on Saturday, the Vice Chairman of PDP Northern Senatorial area, Chief Austine Edibe, praised them for their boldness to join the party at this last possible second.
He charged them to return to their separate wards and work for the outcome of PDP in 2023, adding that the wards that convey most noteworthy votes would be re-warded with additional profits of a majority rule government.
Additionally inviting the turncoats, Sen Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, encouraged them to be faithful to party initiative at their different wards and be enduring, guaranteeing them of greater strengthening projects to oblige them.
Jarigbe said: “This is the ideal opportunity for the turncoats to tie their belts and reject any type of affectations in availability for the fight ahead.”
Prior, the previous Deputy Governor, Efiok Cobham, said the deserters ought to join the “activity vote APC out” and approached them to prepare their PVCs to bring back PDP.
A portion of the turncoats communicated their preparation to work for PDP, saying “we are back to our root.”
One of the turncoats and a previous section financier of APC Obudu, Agim Joseph Agim, said they returned to PDP as a result of the affection for Sen Jarigbe and to be important for the example of overcoming adversity in front of 2023.
On his part, Ushie James Odey, previous APC secretary Ukpah ward in Bekwarra, said: “We have worked for APC for quite some time and I got nothing nor was I engaged. Along these lines, I chose to desert to PDP where I can be given human treatment.”
For John Brown Ugbada from Yala, he said: “I came over with around 300 APC individuals. We are getting back to PDP to empower us to work for PDP and reposition Yala neighborhood government region.”
For Dominic Ebi, a previous LP contender for the last Yala/Ogoja government supporters by-political decision, he said: “I have gotten back to PDP in light of the fact that a family has a prize framework.”