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6 Anambra legislators leave APGA for APC



6 members of the Anambra State House of Assembly who were elected on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform have defected to the APC.

Chairman APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, received the lawmakers at a brief ceremony at the Imo Governors Lodge, late on Tuesday.

A photograph of the event was made available to newsmen by the APC media Directorate in Abuja, on Wednesday.

6 Anambra legislators leave APGA for APC

6 Anambra legislators leave APGA for APC

The six-state lawmakers include Hon. Nonso Okafor, representing Nnewi North, Timothy Ifedioramma, representing Njikoka 1, Cater D. N Umeoduagu, representing Aguata 1, Lawrence Ezeudu, representing Dumekofia, Arthur Chiekwu, representing Idemmih North and Edward Ibuzo, representing Onisha North 2.

While receiving the new APC members, Chairman APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni restated the party’s determination to win the Anambra governorship election hence the zeal in engaging critical stakeholders in Anambra state.

Buni said, “Mere looking at what is happening, especially now that so prominent and serving state lawmakers have started joining, the grassroots is moving and Anambra people are moving to the APC.”

Also speaking, Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma said the people of the South-east people have woken up and the region is committed to national politics and be part and parcel of Nigeria.

He also expressed confidence that his party will win Anambra state governorship election.

The defectors described the All Progressives Congress as a preferred political party in Nigeria and promised to mobilize support towards victory in the November 6 governorship polls.

Others at the event include the Governors of Lagos, Osun, Kogi, and Imo states.


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