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5,000 APC Members Decamp To PDP In Delta State (Photo)

No fewer than five thousand politicians yesterday decamped from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the state PDP chairman, Barr. Kingsley Esiso while receiving the defectors, observed that PDP will have a smooth sail to victory in the 2019 general elections.

The decampees who were from different local government areas that made up Delta Central Senatorial District peopled largely by the Urhobos, were received at a mega political rally held at the Ughelli Township Stadium, Ughelli, Ughelli North local government area of the state.

Col. Morrison Ideh, Chief Edward Ofomona, Chief Ochuko Johnson, Chief Reuben Oteri, Chief Samuel Umunedi, were among those who led their followers to join the PDP.

According to Governor Okowa, "it is a thing of joy that those who we described as big fish in the opposition have come to join us in the PDP.

"With these persons that have joined us today, it is a smooth victory for PDP in 2019," the governor said, adding, "we are with God, we are with the people, we are not deceiving people, we tell our people the truth, we are working with our people."