Over 5000 APC members defect to PDP in Kogi

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Over 5000 members of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) in Kogi State have defected to the opposition People’s Democratic Party, (PDP).

The APC members defected to PDP on Sunday in Avrugo and neighboring ward in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government area of Kogi state.

The former Vice Chairman of Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Hon Collins’s Adama who led other party members to defect to the PDP said APC has failed Nigerians.

According to him, it is time for Nigerians to vote out bad leadership in the 2023 general election, stressing that, any mistake made now will spell doom for the nation.

Adama, who was received into the PDP family by Igalamela/Odolu Local Government PDP chairman Hon Attai Ndamusa Salifu and the party State Assembly candidate Hon Umar Zakito also said the ruling APC should be ready to pack their load from both Kogi State and at the national level.

He commended the leadership style of the stakeholders of the Local Government and praise the state and national level of the leading opposition party for electing candidate that can deliver dividend of democracy to all nooks and crannies of the nation.

Chairman of PDP in Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area
Hon Attai Ndamusa Salifu Achakuma in his address admonished other wards and polling units in the Local Government to emulate what is happening in Avurgo adding that, PDP will the 2023 general election.

On his part, former Executive Chairman of the Local Government who double as the State Assembly candidate Alhaji Zakito Umar said when he was in power, his administration executed nine physical infrastructural in projects in Avrugo ward.

He listed some of the physical infrastructural projects to include construction of bridges, culvert , boreholes, Primary Health care Centre’s, recreational Centre’s across the length and breath of Avrugo ward.

If elected into the Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon Umar Zakito promised to give his people effective and people oriented representation.

The Women leader of the Local Government Hon Mary Uyo Atebije described the former Igalamala Odolu Chairman as a man of competence capacity, and administrator per excellence, urging electorates to believe in him because he has been tested and trusted in the Local Government.

Hon Zakito uses the opportunity to deliver good will messages on behalf of various leaders of the party most especially from former House of Representative member who is also a former Deputy Speaker Kogi State House of Assembly Hon. Alhaji Ismail Inah Hussein and former Minister of Police Affairs Barr Humphrey Abbah and the former special Adviser to the former Governor of Kogi State Hon. Mathias Ocheni.

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