The Governor of Cross River, Ben Ayade has decamp to APC. Tension and commotion filled the atmosphere as Gov Ben Ayade dump PDP for the All Progressive Congress today.
Ayade made his decision to dump PDP for APC known after a closed-door meeting with other six APC governors that visited him. The meeting which was held in Calabar at the Governor’s office lasted for more than an hour.
The APC governors at the meeting where Ben Ayade decamp to APC are
Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti
Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa
Mai Mala Buni of Yobe
Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi;
Hope Uzodinma of Imo
Simon Along of Plateau
Why did Ben Ayade decamp to APC? According to Gov Ben Ayade, the reason he dump PDP for APC is that he has been badly treated in the last couple of months by PDP. He added that his defection to APC would make cross River state to have more direct benefit from the federal government.
In his statement on his decamp to APC, Gov Ben Ayade said,
“We need to join hands with President Buhari in his determination to enhance the fortunes of the country.
“I need all governors to similarly join me and understand my decision to decamp the APC.
“We need to work ahead with the president for the future and unity of Nigeria. We all need to sit at the same dining table with Mr Presidential to save Nigeria.
“It is my responsibility to bring back Cross River to the centre in order to enhance her fortunes.
“I therefore formally declare myself a member and leader of APC in Cross River State.”
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