Haruna Tukur, FCT- Members of the Ebonyi State People’s Democratic Party caucus of the National
Assembly have disowned the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, stating that they would remain in the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP).
This news is coming hours after
Umahi defected to the ruling All
Progressive Congress (APC) from the PDP.
The decision which was communicated to realpoliticsnigeria.ng, noted that no member of the legislature elected on the platform of the PDP in 2019 would leave the party for any other party. The
caucus consists of five House of
Representatives members and three
Former governor of the state and present Senator representing Ebonyi North Senatorial District, Sam Egwu while announcing the decision of the PDP caucus stated that they would remain with the PDP, describing Umahi’s use of conditionalities and ultimatums as unwise because it was the same party (PDP) that had given him the opportunity to serve in different capacities.