Benin City - Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State on Monday received four thousand members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), reports The Nation.
The defectors, who were received into the APC fold at a rally in Ikhobha-Okha Local Government Area of the state, were led by a former secretary to the local government and ex-secretary of the PDP, Onaiwu Ugbogbo, eight PDP ward chairmen and over 300 executive committee members.
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They said they decided to join the APC because the government came to their aid when their communities were ravaged by erosion
They noted that as members of the PDP, they were deceived for many years with many unfulfilled promises.
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