Uncertainty has heightened within the camps of PDP, YPP and APC in Nnewi North, as they continue losing party stakeholders to the All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The recent defection to APGA announced by Hon. Chris Azubogu have trigger lots of defections from different quarters to the All progressive Grand Alliance.
It was a tale of defections in Nnewi North yesterday as on of the most influential youth leader in the local government and former PDP State house of Assembly Aspirant, Hon. Ucheagwu Emmanuel Ejim (Bishop), officially joins the All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Hon. Ucheagwu Emmanuel Ejim who is also an ally to the member representing Nnewi North, Nnewi South and ekwusigo federal constituency, at the federal house of Representative, Hon. Chris Emeka Azubogu (MR. PROJECT), who recently joined the All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), in order to form a Partnership with the current Anambra Governor elect for a better development in Anambra State, especially his constituency as well as Anambra South.
The defectors who were yesterday unveiled to the party members at Obi- Nnewi-ichi by the APGA Local Government and ward (1) chairman Nnewi-ichi, Hon Chike Agwuncha and Hon Afam Agina respectively, as well as many other APGA stakeholders. Many of the defectors who were in company of their followers in their former Political party expressed joy as they return to APGA which they said was their mother party as well as where they first started their Political career.
Hon. Ucheagwu Emmanuel Ejim While addressing APGA faithful at Obi- Nnewi ichi on Sunday evening, expressed satisfaction with the current APGA leadership and ready to work with all in order to get victory for the party come 2023 general election. He however pleads for good Partnership irrespective of their previous party differences.
Meanwhile, Hon. Ucheagwu Emmanuel Ejim also informed APGA faithful in Nnewi-ichi on the current status of Hon. Chris Azubogu, as he is now a full member of APGA.
The APGA LG chairman and ward (1) chairman, Nnewi-ichi, congratulated the new entrants, saying that they made the right decision by joining the leading party in Anambra State.
“You have taken the right decision at the right time. You will enjoy all the rights and privileges of the party”, the chairman assured.
Also, the defectors promised to deliver their chapters and polling units to the party come February 2023 General election.
Meanwhile, Other defectors who were present at the unveiling ceremony are Hon Bennett Ngonadi, former chairman, Nzuko Ora Nnewi. Mrs Ifeoma Nnadi, Nnewi North LG woman leader,Active Voters and Mr Obinna Odunukwe, Nnewichi Ward 1 Cordinator,IUSM, and many others.
Also, there where clashing of interests from 3 different aspirants in the party who at the Event officially announced their interest to run for state house of Assembly, to represent Nnewi North constituency.
The first person whose name is Ibeneme Onyeka, followed by Bar. Obinna Uba and finally Hon. Peter Nwosu aka Peter NUPENG, all from Uruagu.