Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has denied speculations flying that he dumped his party Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) party.
In line with him, he’s nonetheless a member of his party, the PDP.
Umahi disclosed this to Tribune On-line in a private message on Saturday clearing the assertion made by an APC chief within the state Comrade Chinedu Ogah earlier.
The textual content learn: “I’m in PDP.”
Recall that the member representing Ezza South/Ikwo federal constituency, Ebonyi State within the House of Representatives, Hon Chinedu Ogah, had in a press release, counseled Umahi for defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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He additionally described Umahi’s defection as a daring step and move in the right direction.
He then urged the governors of Abia, Enugu and Anambra to hitch the APC for stability in the polity and South East.
“Sure, Governor Umahi’s defection to our nice occasion, APC is a step in the correct course. We can not afford to stay in opposition. We should be part of the ruling occasion to proceed to reap the dividends of democracy.
“I’m calling on different governors in South-east to toe the road of Governor Umahi and be part of APC. “Now we have to be on the centre, we’ve to hitch mainstream politics for the general growth of our zone and the nation typically.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has finished effectively. All people ought to be part of the APC to encourage him,” Ogah reportedly stated.