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BREAKING : " Injustice Made Me Leave The PDP " - Umahi On Defection

Governor David Umahi Confirms Defection from the PDP,

... Says Injustice Made Him Leave the 

The Governor of Ebonyi state David Umahi has confirmed his defection from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress. (APC) 

Umahi was earlier rumored to be making plans to leave the PDP however he neither accepted nor denied publicly.

Governor Umahi at a press conference on Tuesday confirmed that he had joined the APC stressing that " Injustice" meted out to the South-East region by the PDP and it's refusal to Zone presidency to the south-East. 

He said, 

“ Let me clear the air and state that I never sort for the ticket of PDP Presidency and I will not. Whoever that said that I moved to APC because they refused to zone the ticket to me is being very mischievous. Because even if PDP promises me, an individual a presidential ticket, how does it work? ”

“It is expected that we’ll over 8000 delegates would elect the person and such promise can not happen without more than 10 or 20 people. People are being very mischievous but I tell you, there are a lot of prominent people from South East that can take the slot of PDP.

“ Why am I moving to APC? Some people said I was promised this and that but I tell you, there is no such discussion. APC never promised me any position, they never promised South East any position, there was no such discussion, however I offered this movement as a protest to the injustice being done to South East by the PDP since 1998 till date. ”

MediaOrchid recalls that the Governor of Imo State Hope Uzodinma had after a meeting with Mai Buni the governor of Yobe State and Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee on Monday said that Governor Umahi will make known his position soon.

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