Abakaliki - Over 600 000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi have dumped the party for the Labour Party, reports Sun.
The defecting PDP members are supporters of the governor of the state, Martin Elechi .
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Those that dumped the PDP include the senator representing Ebonyi North senatorial zone in the National Asembly, Chris Nwankwo, two serving members of the House of Representatives, 13 members of the state House of Assembly and commissioners.
The defecting members said they joined the Labour party to realize their political ambitions having lost out in the PDP.
Read more at Sun.
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