Tsunami of Defection: Ex-lawmaker Reveals State That Will Lose Most APC Chieftains

Tsunami of Defection: Ex-lawmaker Reveals State That Will Lose Most APC Chieftains

  • A new belief is that a lot of APC chieftains especially from Imo and some southeast states will join the PDP soon
  • This opinion was projected on Monday, October 18, by Samuel Anyanwu, the PDP's national secretary consensus candidate
  • Anyanwu stated that this is because many APC politicians in the region know that he is competent to handle the office

A former senator, Samuel Anyanwu has predicted that his being the national secretary consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will trigger a lot of defections from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Anyanwu stated this in Abuja after purchasing his expression of interest and nomination forms on Monday, October 18, Vanguard reports.

Samuel Anyanwu
The former senator said Imo state will be worst hit by the coming defections
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The PDP chieftain asserted that the defections will even be more in Imo when he eventually emerges as the national secretary of the party.

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He stated that at the moment, some APC bigwigs in Imo and other southeast states are already getting themselves ready to defect upon hearing that he is vying for the position, because, according to him, they know he will not disappoint them.

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His words:

“I know that even before my emergence as the national secretary of the party, there are indications that there will be a tsunami in the next few weeks in Imo state- those who are going to move out from the APC upon hearing my name as the national secretary of the party. I will not disappoint.
“I have this approach that people like so much and I have been speaking to great leaders who left PDP to go and join the APC and I have been abel to know their grievances. I will start from where I come from and by the grace of God with the new brand of National Working Committee, we are going to make a difference.”

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Meanwhile, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar had met with a leading contender in the national chairmanship race of the PDP, Senator David Mark.

Atiku had a meeting with Mark between 9 pm and 10 pm on Monday, October 11.

It was learnt that Atiku had been in the vanguard of a crisis-free contest for chairman, but it could not be ascertained whether Atiku’s visit was an endorsement of Mark's reported aspiration.

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