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Abia: Ikpeazu’s Chief Of Staff, Commissioners Decamp To APC

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Prominent stakeholders of Abia Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), including former Chief of Staff to the Governor, Professor Anthony Agbazuere, have defected to Athe ll Progressives Congress (APC).

The Eastern Updates reports that among those who defected alongside Agbazuere include immediate past Abia Commissioner of Information, Eze Chikamnayo, a former member of the House of Representatives, Uzo Azubuike, Chief Sam Nwogu, and numerous others.

Their defection was confirmed in a statement by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Barrister Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, on Tuesday.

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“Earlier yesterday, I hosted a meeting of Abia APC leaders where some PDP members who joined our party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, recently in their various wards, pledged their support to the party and President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

“Some of the notable individuals at the meeting are Professor A.C.B Agbazuere, Barr. Eze Chikamnayo, Elder Godwin Nna, Hon. Uzo Azubuike, Chief Eze Nwanganga, Chief Sam Nwogu, Elder Godwin Nna, Chief Uzor Ihuka, and numerous others.

“I would like to extend my gratitude to APC stakeholders who were in attendance, including Chief Donatus Nwankpa, former Abia State Commissioner for Finance, Chief Obinna Oriaku, former House of Representatives member, Chief Emeka Atuma, APC National Welfare Secretary, Dr. Dan Okeke, 2023 APC Ohafia/Arochukwu Federal Constituency candidate, Chief Ben Godson, former Abia APC Publicity Secretary, Barr. Perfect Okorie, and other stakeholders in attendance.

In another report, Governor Hope Uzodinma has been challenged by the African Democratic Congress (ADC), to conduct local government elections if he means well for youths and if he also thinks that the All Progressives Congress (APC), is popular at the grassroots.

The ADC made this call in a statement by its National Vice Chairman, South-East, Chilos Godsent which was sent to The Eastern Updates on Tuesday morning.

The statement reads, “ADC threw this challenge knowing fully well that a democratic local government council system in Imo State has the capacity to economically and politically empower over 10,000 youths of Imo State, including rapid development of rural communities and a drastic reduction in crimes.

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