From: Obinna Odogwu, Ekwulobia
About 3,000 members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday, defected to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Ugbene community, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The defectors, led by the National Chairman of Ugbene Great Ambassadors Club, Chief Aaron Nwannebuike Onwelukwue, disclosed that their defection was informed by Governor Willie Obiano’s “sterling performance in office” which they crave its continuity.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Security Matters, Chief Chikodi Anara, and Chairman of APGA in the community, Mr Cajethan Anako, while receiving the defectors, pointed out that the people of the area had made informed choice by joining the party. He described APGA as a movement which all well-meaning Igbo man should identify with.
“Governor Obiano is embarking on long term investment for the future of our children. So Ugbene people have taken the right decision to join APGA” said Anara.
Also speaking, the Chairman, Anambra State Housing Corporation, Chief Godson Ezenagu and, the leader of Ugbene Ambassadors, Chief Fabian Ekwuazu, and the Caretaker Committee Chairman for Awka North, Hon. Emeka Onwuzuka in their separate speeches urged the people to work for the victory of Gov. Obiano in the upcoming election in the state.