A former Member of the House of Representatives, Igo Aguma, alongisde nine others are set to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
In a statement released on Friday by Tambari, Gbara, the Publicity Secretary of the PDP in the state, Davies Ikanya, a former State Chairman of the APC, and Aguma would lead others to the party.
According to the statement, they would be formally received into the ruling party by Governor Nyesom Wike on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at the Rumueme Civic Centre.
The statement reads,”The State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Rivers State Chapter Amb. Desmond Akawor, on behalf of the Party, joyfully welcomes the Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, his Cabinet, Party Leaders, Stakeholders and supporters to the formal returning to our Party of the following persons; Dr. Ikanya Davies ( Former State Chairman, APC), Rt.Hon.Igo Aguma (former National Assembly Member and former Ag. Chairman APC), Chief Ogbogbo Nnamdi (Former APC LGA Leader).
“Hon. Isobo Jack (Former Caretaker Chairman, APC), Chief Hon.Wisdom Wakama, ( Former Minority Leader in the State Assembly). Hon.Alpine Whyte (Former Deputy Mayor Phalga LGA).”
“The others, according to the statement are Hon. Alamese Martins-Yellow, Hon.Ilamabo Mirilla, Hon. Faaye Franklin, Barr. Paul Nwankwoala (former APC Legal Adviser).”