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Orubebe denies defecting to APC

2015-05-19 16:40
President Goodluck Jonathan speaks to displaced people from Baga in a Maiduguri camp on January 15, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan met survivors from what is thought to be Boko Haram's worst attack in its six-year insurgency. Hundreds of ~ OLATUNJI OMIRIN

Abuja - Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe has strongly denied media reports stating that he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Orubebe stated in a telephonic conversation that he was a proud and committed member of the PDP and is supporting the President in his bid to reorganise the party.

He added that the fictitious report was based on his Twitter account being hacked, with tweets stating that he had defected.

He also threatened legal action against online media houses who ran with stories of his defection without consulting him.

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