Sitting Cross River Assembly Lawmaker, Elucate Defects To APC

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By Ushang Ewa

The member representing Obubra II constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly, Honorable Elucate Okura Ekom has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Elucate defected Sunday in his hometown in Obubra local government area of central Cross River State and has been a member of the People’s Democratic Party for more than a decade where he won the elections in 2015 to represent his constituency on that platform.

Elucate’s defection follows a string of high level defections which began back in November 2015 and confirms CrossRiverWatch’s report that more people in the central will defect alongside Senator John Owan-Enoh whom they are loyal to.

He is said to have been a loyalist for years and does not see a political future except with his principal, a federal lawmaker.

His defection also comes on the heels of the defection of another aide of Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade; The Director General of the Cross River State recreational park agency, Dan Obo who told CrossRiverWatch TV that he is resigning his position after defecting to the APC to join his “political godfather.”

The former student’s leader had never shied away from telling anyone who cared that if Owan-Enoh moved to APC, he will join him.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

How Insecurity Affects The Lives Of Everyone In The Niger Delta

By Tarila Marclint Ebiede, The Conversation Nigeria has an urgent insecurity problem. News from the country often emphasises insecurity related to

Read More...

Wayas Urges Ayade To Join APC

By Nicholas Kalu, The Nation Newspaper A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Joseph

Read More...

Beyond Profits – Review Of Host Community Provisions In Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 By We The People

By Archibong Jeremiah We The People – Centre for Social Studies and Development has reviewed the Host Community Provisions

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now