More Than 8,500 PDP Members In Rivers State Defect to APC
Over 8,500 members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Rivers State, yesterday, defected to All Progressives Congress (APC), at a rally organised in Port Harcourt by a former pro-PDP group called I see You, Vanguard reports.
The National Leader of I See You group, Chizi Nyeomasila, stated that the rally was a forum for local government executives of the group to defect.
Adding that the group will also organise rallies in the various local government areas for members at ward levels to defect.
He said at the end of the programme at the local government areas, a total of 108,000 of its members would have formally crossed over to APC.
They had to leave PDP when they realised that APC had what he termed “a better programme for the state.”
Roll call of some of the leaders of APC at the event were Senator-elect, Rivers East senatorial district, Senator Andrew Uchendu.
- Dr Seconte Davies, Executive Director Marine Operations, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
- Rivers State Chairman of APC, Dr Davies Ikanya.
Dr Davies said “We are set to dislodge PDP in the state at all levels,it has started.
“Now it is two to one at the senatorial level. APC has two senators, while PDP has one.
“So you can see that APC is set for victory in 2019.”