2023: Abia PDP loses ex-chairman, spokesman, 600 supporters to LP – Pegars News

Chief Israel Nwosu, former govt chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, has led about 600 members and supporters of the {party} throughout the electoral wards in Umuahia East Constituency to Labour Party forward of the basic elections in 2023.

Also defecting to the Labour Party, alongside Nwosu, is the previous publicity secretary of Umuahia North chapter of the {party} and former Special Adviser to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Security Matters, Mr Ugochukwu Okezie.

While adducing the rationale behind their newest motion to the Labour Party throughout the declaration occasion which happened at Ibeku East Electoral Ward 1 in Umuahia East at the weekend, the chief of the PDP defectors, defined their newest transfer was necessitated by the misrepresentations and legislative redundancy steadily displayed by these entrusted with folks’s mandate beneath the umbrella {party} and a under par by the state authorities.

The ex-Abia PDP members decried the full lack of inside democracy and due course of in the Abia chapter of the {party}. They added that the {party} had derailed from its authentic ideologies and precept on which it was based.

They alleged the imposition of lists of adhoc delegates who participated at the concluded main elections held in the state by the management of the PDP.

“The lists of PDP adhoc delegates that voted at the concluded main elections held throughout the 184 electoral wards of the seventeen native authorities areas in Abia State was foisted on teeming {party} members in the state together with these who are now {party} candidates.

“They have been all imposed on us. And these unwholesome acts by the PDP management has prompted Abia PDP loosing many of its leaders, important stakeholders, teeming members and supporters to different political events. This unwholesome practices by Abia PDP negated fundamental and true democratic precept. And it is on these above wrongdoings by the Abia management of the PDP we arrived on our choice to depart the PDP for Labour Party.

“You can see today Labour Party is enjoying massive support of Nigerians, and it’s our beliefs and opinion that LP is the only alternative and easy route to Abia’s economic recovery and Infrastructural resuscitation which successive administrations failed to show capacity till now. We shall collectively work hard and ensure all candidates jostling for various elective political offices in the forthcoming general elections are delivered, so as to enable them provide responsive governance and effective legislative representation to every doorsteps of the people.”

Receiving the a whole lot of the PDP defectors, the Umuahia North LG chairman of the Labour Party, Mr Uche Ugele; and LP senatorial candidate for Abia Central District, Hon Darlington Nwokocha; the state House of Assembly commonplace-bearer of the Labour Party for Umuahia East Constituency seat, Hon Austin Okezie Meregini; throughout the occasion, lauded the new {party} members for their braveness to dump Peoples Democratic Party, for the Labour Party, as he assured them of equal rights and stage-taking part in floor in the {party} choice-making course of and additional tasked them to work for the success of all LP candidates in the state in subsequent 12 months’s basic elections.

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