*Delga APC Vice Chairman, others defect to PDP
The Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State, Comrade Igbikioyibo Kaizer John Oruobo, and scores of his party members have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
They made this known, today March 4, 2016, at Ogurama Community Playground, Ogurama.
Speaking on behalf of the defectors, the former Degema APC Vice Chairman described the APC as a sinking party which has lost focus.
“Today, I have decided to move to the winning and ruling party, the PDP. I decided to leave the sinking boat which is APC and join the PDP boat that is flowing, ” he explained.
Comrade Igbikioyibo Kaizer John Oruobo was received into the PDP by the party’s candidate for Degema Constituency in the forthcoming rerun election for Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Doctor Farah Dagogo and State Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Hon. Damiete Herbert-Miller.
Hon. Doctor Farah Dagogo congratulated the former APC Vice Chairman and his followers for their bold decision, assuring them that they will not regret their decision.
He advised the ‘ few remaining people still in APC ‘ to join the PDP where their interests will be fully protected.
Hon. Damiete Herbert- Miller reechoed similar advice, expressing optimism that the defection was the end of anything APC in Degema.