Benin City - About 6 000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State on Sunday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), reports Information Nigeria.
The defectors are from all the wards in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state.
On hand to receive the the defectors were Secretary to the State Government, Professor Julius Ihonvbere, the Senator representing Edo North Senatorial District, Domingo Obende and serving lawmakers and aspirants into the national and state assemblies.
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Obende assured the defectors that their dreams and aspirations would be actualized in APC, saying happenings in the National Assembly is a pointer to the change that would happen in 2015.
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