The immediate past Governor of Enugu state, Barr. Sullivan Chime has reportedly dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to Daily Post, Chime joined APC on Thursday night, March 16.
It was gathered that his reported defection is seen to be a preparatory ground for a looming political war between him and the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
Both politicians had before the 2015 general elections engaged in a political battle as Chime planned to unseat Ekweremadu in the Senate.
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However, the ex-governor later withdrew as Ekweremadu gained the upper hand.
But latest developments indicate that the former governor has not given up on the Enugu West Senatorial seat.
Daily Post also reports that spokesman of the APC in the South-East, Hyacinth Ngwu, has announced Chime’s defection to APC.
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He said: “Today, His Excellency Barr. Sullivan Iheanacho Chime, immediate past governor of Enugu state joined APC.”
Source: Legit.ng News