Governor Nyesom Wike and chieftains of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers led by Amb. Desmond Akawor, the chairman of the party have rolled drums to welcome prominent members of the state chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC into their fold.
Prominent among those defecting are the immediate past spokesman of Rivers APC, Ogbonna Nwuke,who is former member representing Etche-Omuma federal constituency in the House of Representatives and at various times, the Commissioner for Information and Communications and Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in Rivers.
According to Rivers PDP Chairman, the APC members will be received by Governor Wike at Isaac Boro Park today, Thursday, 30th September 2021.
PDP will also welcome decampees from other parties at the event.
Nwuke,had last week issued a press statement announcing his resignation as spokesman of Rivers APC stating “personal reasons.”
However, Nwuke has also been quoted as complaining that: “I was told that there is change in the APC but I did not see any change.”
“My defection will do Etche people good.The only thing we got in APC is an aide to the Chairman of the NDDC and a member of a governing board of a College in the north.”