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Jonathan's aide, 69 others defect to APC

10 August 2015, 10:21

Yenagoa - All seems set for the defection of principal political leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State  to the All Progressives Congress (APC), reports Vanguard.

The defectors will be formally received on Saturday into APC by Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo.

Also read: Jonathan’s wife backs APC candidate for Bayelsa governorship race

Prominent among the defecting leaders are the former Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and ex-Special Adviser to the President, Timi Alaibe; Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, former Deputy Governor Perempbowei Ebebi, Admiral Festus Porbeni, Former acting Governors Nestor Binabo and Werinipre Seibarugu.

Other defectors include Senator John Brambaifa, Senator Clever Ikisipo, Emmanuel Otiotio, Nathan Egba, former House of Representatives member, Dr. Stella Dorgu and former NDDC chairman, Prof. Tarila Tebepah.

Most of the latest defectors decided to dump the PDP due to the influence and assurance from the former NDDC boss,Timi Alaibe.

Read more at Vanguard.

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