Lokojo - Over 5 000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State have defected to the All Progressives Congress, reports NewsDay.
The defectors were led by Air Vice Marshal Saliu Atawodi, former accountant general of the state, Ubolo Okpanachi, former state chairman of PDP, Barrister Dangana Ocheja.
Other chieftains of the PDP that joined APC included Senator Nicholas Ugbane, Samson Ihiabe and former executive chairman of local government service commission, Sani Ogu.Also read: Two ex-Kogi Speakers defect to APC
Former governor of the state Abubakar Audu,who received the defectors, said the defection of the former PDP stalwarts meant that the PDP is dead in the state.
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