By CrossRiverWatch admin
The All Progressives Congress, APC in Cross River State has released a statement announcing that members of the party’s National Working Committee led by the National Chairman of the Party, Chief John Oyegun, will be in Calabar, the Cross River State capital on Saturday, February 13th to receive defectors from the PDP to the APC.
The event billed for 10am at the UJ Esuene Sports Stadium will see the formal welcoming of former PDP bigwigs into the ruling APC. The new members include the former governor of Cross River State, Chief Clement Ebri, Leader of the 7th Senate, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba SAN, Senator Bassey Otu, former State Chairman of PDP, Ambassador Soni Abang, Former PDP Governorship Aspirant and NNPC Strongman, Prince Goddy Jedy Agba, former National Spokesman of PDP, Hon. Venatius Ikem.
Others are former member of House of Representatives and immediate past Commissioner representing Cross River in NDDC, Hon. Paul Adah, immediate past Executive Secretary of National Planning Commission and LP Governorship candidate, Ntufam Fidelis Ugbo, former Chief of Staff to Governor Imoke, Chief Alex Egbona, Immediate past Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Sandy Onoh, Sony Etta, immediate past Chairman of Cross River State Internal Revenue, Dr. Alex Oti, Hon Ernest Irek, Chief & Mrs Johnson Ebokpo, Dr. Mathew Achigbe, and many others.
A member of the State Executive Committee who spoke to CrossRiverWatch said the event will eventually herald the obituary of the PDP in the state.
The member who did not want to be named said the APC is also awaiting the arrival of Governor Ayade. “This event at the stadium will mark the end of PDP in Cross River State. All those abusing the party in the state today will soon park their mats and queue up to join our party.
“There is no way PDP can win any election again in the state after the events of the next few weeks and we are now poised to provide the right platform for the development of the state. Even Governor Ayade is in discussions with the national leadership of the party to join us and we are aware.”
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