Anambra Deputy Gov dumps APGA for APC, meets Buhari

Naija News

Ahead of the November 6 Anambra governorship election, the deputy governor of the state, Dr Nkem Okeke, has officially dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Naija News reports that Okeke also met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday.

Okeke was led to the President by the APC Caretaker Committee Chairman and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, and Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma.

Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Uzodinma said there will be more defections to the ruling party before the upcoming governorship election in the state.

The governor, however, faulted that claims by Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra that members of the State House of Assembly who defected from APGA were financially induced to join APC.

Uzodinma stressed that rather than enticing the lawmakers with money, they were lobbied through persuasion and counselling…

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