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Delta PDP chieftains decamp to APC

05 October 2015, 15:06

Asaba - Some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC), reports Thisday.

The defectors were led by Paulinus Akpeki, a former commissioner for housing in the state and chief of staff to the immediate past governor of the state, Emmanuel Uduaghan.

Also read: PDP chieftain in Cross River defects to APC

Other defectors included former commissioners, Ebifa Ijeomah, Olorogun Jaro Egbo, and Misan Kubeyinje.

Akpeki, who spoke on behalf of the defectors, said many other political heavyweights in the PDP are set to join the APC.

The defection of PDP leaders was coming at a time the rumour is rife of the impending defection of  Uduaghan to the APC.

Read more at Thisday.

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