APC Recieves Defecting Lawnmaker, Nwoke At Ward Level

The All Progressives Congress (APC)
in Izzi unuhu Ward 10, Abakaliki LGA yesterday formally received a lawmaker in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Victor Chidi Nwoke who recently defected to the party from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Nwoke who represents Abakaliki North Constituency defected alongside 
the Labour Party Chairman in Abakaliki LGA, Mr Innocent Oriji, Former Leader Abakaliki legislative council, Hon. Emmanuel Nwandegu among others.

The defectors were received into the party during the Ward stakeholders meeting chaired by its Chairman, Hon Emeka Nkwode; the State Commissioner for Works and Transport Engr Mbam Stanley Lebechi ; SSA on Youth Mobilization Hon. Chinedu Emenike and Prince Emeka Nwoba.
Others include: Hon Isaiah Ofonte Ola, National President Izzi unuhu community Development Union; Chief Pius Ogochukwu Village Chairman Nkaliki Unuhu ; Hon. Chidi Alo former Councillor and others. 

Receiving the lawmaker and other defectors, the Ward chairman Hon Emeka Nkwode commended them for taking the right decision in their political journey.

"Today, we welcome you into APC with open arms to work with you towards the progress of the party and the state "

“We shall accord you the privileges therein for all members of APC in the Ward and ensure you are fully registered,".

Also speaking at the occasion, a stakeholder in the area and State Commissioner for Works and Transport Engr Mbam Stanley Lebechi who hosted the meeting declared that with the defection, PDP has become moribund in the Ward and the LGA.

He said governor Francis Nwifuru through his good works, has collapsed all political parties in the state into APC 

"I commend Governor Francis Nwifuru for his compassionate governance which has resulted in the payment of more than eight years arrears of gratuities and pensions to retirees.

"He has given business grants to hawkers, and scholarship grants to Ebonyi law school students among other numerous achievements within one year  in office,"

Mbam however assured the defectors that they would be accommodated with  all Ebonyi people under Governor Nwifuru's leadership as he is dedicated towards the people's welfare.

He called the people to continue supporting the administration of Governor Francis Nwifuru 

Responding, Hon Victor Nwoke who expressed delight on being received into the party, called for cooperation among stakeholders towards the progress of the party.

The legislator said he decided to join APC due to the achievements and leadership prowess of the state Governor, Chief Francis Nwifuru which centres on the People’s Charter of Needs.

"The Governor of Ebonyi State is a paradigm of perfection and I am happy to identify with him” he said.

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