Over 1,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi local government area of Ebonyi State have decamped to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The decampees were on Thursday led into the PDP by Hon. Bede Nwali, former member representing Ebonyi North-East constituency in the state House of Assembly.
Nwali, who led his loyalists into the PDP, said “we have been in Egypt for years and have decided to go back to the PDP.” He thanked PDP Executives and members in the Ebonyi local government area for welcoming them.
He declared support for Governor David Umahi’s administration, while appealing to other people of Izzi clan still in opposition to join hands with the Governor in developing the state. Receiving the decampees, the state PDP chairman, Onyekachi Nwebonyi thanked them for taking the bold steps in joining the party and urged them to feel free and associate with the party members.