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PDP denies defection of leaders

2015-04-08 21:22
A picture shows presidential campaign posters of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-election for the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan and leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohamma ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Lagos - The Peoples Democratic party has denied earlier reports that many of its members, including elected representatives have defected to the All Progressives Congress in Plateau state, Punch reported.

According to newspaper reports, several prominent members in the state have switched allegiances to the rival APC.

However PDP State Organising Secretary, Mike Dachom has said that all members rumoured to have defected were still members of the PDP and have fully sworn their allegiance to the party.

He labelled the reports as mere propaganda, after the recent APC victory in the presidential elections.

He added that the PDP were fully determined to come out victorious in the upcoming elections, knowing that it couldn't suffer another defeat.

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