- The Delta North senatorial candidate of the Labour Party, Barrister Ken Kanma, has debunked the rumour that he has defected to the PDP
- Kanma said he remains a member of the Labour Party, adding that he is contesting for the Senate on the LP's platform
- The Labour Party senatorial candidate said the opposition had earlier destroyed all his billboards before spreading the rumour
Ogwashi Uku, Delta state - Barrister Ken Kanma, the Delta North senatorial candidate of the Labour Party, has denied defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 general election.
He urged the people of the zone not to be deceived by the said video of his alleged decampment, saying that he remains the Labour Party candidate and nothing would stop him.
Legit.ng gathers that the Labour Party senatorial candidate made the clarification in Ogwashi Uku on Friday, January 20.
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My billboards destroyed, Ken Kanma laments
Speaking further, Kanma said the opposition had earlier destroyed all his billboards before embarking on a current campaign of deliberate misinformation.
He described the destruction of his billboards as barbaric, noting that politics was not a license for vandalism but a call to service.
He assured the people of Delta North quality representation if elected.
2023 elections: 8 Labour Party candidates abandon Peter Obi, defect to APC
In another report, eight Labour Party (LP) state assembly candidates have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa state ahead of the 2023 general election.
The defection was announced in a statement released on Friday, January 6, by Governor Muhammad Badaru's media aide, Habibu Kila.
The statement indicates that the eight candidates were received by Governor Badaru at an event in the government house.