Over 600 stalwarts of the rulling Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekeh ward of Okpokwu local government area, Benue stated dumped the party for the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The decampees were led by the PDP youth leader, Hon Agbo Olah Augustine. Also among the decampees are; the PDP General secretary, Hon Odeh Ejembi, the vice chairman of the PDP, Hon John Adah, the PDP financial secretary, Hon Andrew Agbo(Amen somebody), some Ex-officials and host of others.
Hon Anne Itodo Benjamin former Sole Administrator of Okpokwu L.G.A welcomes the decampees with a very warm embrace.
The Sole Admin in her speech enjoined the decampees to join force with others to ensure a firmer political ground for the party in the L.G.
Some dignitries at the event are:
The APC state party chairman, Hon Comrade Abba Yaro represented by Hon Austine Agada, SA to the minister for special duties,
Hon Chief Nelson Alapa, former House of Reps member for Otukpo/Ohimini fed constituency and also National Exco of the party, The Zonal Party Chairman, Hon Hassan Mohammed,
Hon Chief Dr John Tsuwa, and a host of other political bigwigs of the party across the state.