PDP Dealt Another Blow As 23 Rivers LG Chairmen Decamp To APC

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Rotimi-AmaechiTwenty-three local government chairmen in Rivers State have ditched the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC, following in the footsteps of Governor Chibuike Amaechi, who defected to the opposition party over a fortnight ago.

The chairmen also assured that they would mobilize grassroots support for the party.

Chairman of Port Harcourt City Local Government and Chairman Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Rivers state, Mr. Chimbiko Akarolo, who spoke on behalf of the other chairmen during a meeting with the acting chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Davies Ikanya, said they were going to work for the victory of the party in their local governments in all elections.

He said: “We want to assure you (referring to Mr. Akanya) that we will work with you collectively.  We want to reassure you that as mobilisers and grassroots politicians, we are leaders; we will not disappoint this party.

“We want to reassure you that as various leaders in the various LGAs, we will continue to sensitize our people on the programmes of our party sensitize them and re-engineer them on the manifesto of our party and where the party is going to and how progressive the party is”, he said.

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