Over 800 individuals of the All Progressives Congress in Nsit Ubium native government area of Akwa Ibom, on Saturday, defected to the Peoples Democratic celebration.
prime the defectors to the PDP, the APC Chairman in the council area, Mr. Aniefiok Ekah, mentioned the defectors had persevered severe hunger in APC and could therefore not continue to tolerate such.
Ekah, who submitted every document belonging to APC in his possession for destruction, however, appealed to the PDP to not deal with the returnees as outcasts.
He explained that some of them left PDP in 2015 as a result of dishonest with the aid of some birthday celebration leaders who allegedly refused to offer protection to their interests.
“that is the membership register, registration varieties and each other merchandise in my possession.
“They had been all given to me via APC, please burn them to ashes, there’s nothing like APC again in Nsit Ubium.
“We left PDP within the first position as a result of cheating, middle males have been quick-altering us of what was once meant for birthday party supporters, but we have suffered so much starvation in the APC,” Ekah stated.
The state Chairman of PDP, Mr. Paul Ekpo, while receiving the defectors, thanked them for the daring steps taken and pledged to completely combine them into the PDP family.
Ekpo said that PDP within the state would proceed to accord importance to the pastime and welfare of participants, adding that the deflectors could be totally built-in into the birthday party.
In his remarks, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom home of meeting, Mr. Onofiok Luke, mentioned that stakeholders of PDP in Nsit Ubium would continue to uphold the philosophy of creating industries and empowering the individuals.&#a hundred and sixty;(NAN)