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2023: Rivers PDP supporters mull mass defection to APC, LP

There are indications that the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, might lose its strongholds and voter base in Rivers State in the 2023 elections.

The upcoming upheaval is premised at the expressed dissatisfaction with the end result of the concluded PDP presidential primaries and the selection of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as its vice-presidential candidate.

Because of this, many PDP stalwarts and supporters are reportedly demoralized and negotiating prerequisites for defection to both the All progressives Congress, APC, or Labour Party.

Findings in Rivers State exposed ongoing political horse-trading to instance a thorough cave in of the present PDP radical collapse of the existing PDP structures into the APC or LP at the zero hours of the forthcoming general polls.

The plan to shift the PDP document of electoral fortunes within the state to the APC used to be hinted at through Leader Emeka Beke, the Rivers State APC chairman.

Beke disclosed this in an unique interview in PortHarcourt, Rivers State capital.

Beke said, “What we are doing now is that we are going around the wards, units and everywhere to campaign and make our people understand the importance of good governance in the state.

“If you want to win elections you need to mobilize your people. So, first, the people should go and get their PVCs. That is the most important thing.

“Then make them understand why they need to change from the present PDP government to the APC-led administration in the state come 2023 because Governor Nyesom Wike has failed Rivers people”.

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