The former Nigeria’s ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the sudden defection of Ebonyi State executive governor, Engineer David Umahi to the All Progressives Congress.
The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement said David Umahi left the party for personal reasons, which Nigerians will come to know at the fullness of time.
Kola Ologbondiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says that the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi, left our party for personal reasons, which Nigerians will come to know at the fullness of time.
“Our party thanks Governor Umahi for services rendered to the people of Ebonyi state, as the State Chairman of Ebonyi PDP (2003 to 2007); deputy governor of Ebonyi state (2007 to 2015) and two term governor of Ebonyi (2015 till date), all elected on the platform of the PDP.
“As we wish Governor Umahi all the best in his adventure, we call on the members of our party to remain calm and committed to the ideals of our party as no individual is bigger than the PDP.”