Mass defection hits Imo PDP, Campaign DG, Youth Leader resigns

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Imo State has witnessed another defection of her state exco sequel to the resignation of the state chairman, Charles Ezekwem, a few months ago.

Affairs TV reports that the State Publicity Secretary, Damian Opara as well as the Assistant Financial Secretary, M. I Okedu have tendered their resignation letters and ready to join the ruling APC.

The defectors, according to reports have accused the leadership of the party in the state of highhandedness, hence their decision to leave.

Information has it that they will officially join the ruling party on Thursday, 28 May, 2020 where the state chairman of the APC, Marcon Nlemigbo will welcome them alongside hundreds of PDP members.

Imo PDP Campaign DG, youth leader dump party

The director general of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial Candidate for Imo East in the 2019 elections and senior special assistant to the former governor on Public Enlightenment, Prince Eze Ugochukwu has resigned his membership of the position.

Also, the state youth leader of the party, Comrade Aburi Williams Ahanonu on Tuesday resigned his membership of the party.

Ugochukwu, in a short text message sent to The Nation, said, “I hereby announce my resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Imo State.

“My resignation is to allow myself heal after many years of active and selfless service to the PDP.”

While the former youth spoke to journalists after submitting his letter of resignation to the party Secretariat.

Their resignation is coming less than 72 hours after two principal officers of the state chapter of the resigned their position and defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The resignation followed that of the state chairman of the larty, Barr Charles Ezekwem; state publicity secretary, Hon Demian Oparah, State Assistant Financial Secretary, M. I. Okedu among other LGA, and Ward executives of the party.

The Nation also learned that the ex officials are on their way to defecting to the APC in the coming days.

It was also gathered that five more State Excos of the party in Imo State, Zonal Executives and South East Exco from Imo State are expected to resign in tbe coming days to join the ruling party.

The Nation/Daily Post


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