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General News of Tuesday, 12 July 2022


Peter Obi: Mass defection hits APC, PDP as members move to Labour Party

Peter Obi, Labour Party’s presidential candidate Peter Obi, Labour Party’s presidential candidate

Emerging reports have confirmed a series of mass defections with the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia state, the Guardian newspaper reported.

This latest development was made known by the Labour Party chairman in Abia state, Mr Ceekay Igara, on Wednesday, July 6.

As gathered by, some notable names who are serving lawmakers at the lower chamber of the national assembly also cross-carpeted to the Labour Party (LP).

Some of those lawmakers include Darlington Nwokocha and Ginger Onwusibe, who are serving members of the House of Representatives for Isiala Ngwa North/South and Isiala Ngwa North state Constituencies in the state House of Assembly, respectively.

Similarly, Dr Alex Otti, who joined the Labour Party (LP) from the APC emerged as the flag bearer of the party for the governorship election. Notably, Chief Obi Aguocha, joined LP from the PDP.

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