- PDP has revealed why Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state joined the APC
- Umahi defected to the ruling party after weeks of speculation that he had taken the decision to dump PDP
- The opposition party stated Umahi's defection was due to personal reasons
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally reacted to the decision of Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi to leave the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Legit.ng gathered that the opposition in a series of tweets on Tuesday, November 17, explained that Umahi's defection was because of personal reasons.
The party went on to add that Nigerians at the fullness of time will know why Umahi, left the opposition party.
PDP thanked the governor who was elected under the platform of the party for his services to the people of Ebonyi state.
The tweet reads:
"The PDPYouthLeader 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.”
Umahi had confirmed his defection plan on Sunday, November 15, during a meeting with stakeholders in his Uburu Ohaozara local government area country home.
This development is coming after Umahi revealed why he dumped the opposition party. The Ebonyi state governor speaking on the issue of his defection said he moved to the APC because of injustice the southeast region suffered.
According to the governor, he has no regrets about moving to the APC.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Hope Uzodinma said that after Umahi joined the APC, more governors from the opposition will defect to the ruling party.
The Imo state governor made the statement on Monday, November 16, when he visited the APC national secretariat in Abuja.
He noted that it was important for the southeast to be part of the APC in the interest of national integration and cohesion.
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