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Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Jonathan’s Campaign Security Chief in Edo State, Fred Ikhuebor Dumps PDP for APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has suffered another major setback as President Goodluck Jonathan’s Campaign Security Chief in Edo State, Fred Ikhuebor, led over 3,000 people to the All Progressives Congress in the state.
At a rally held in Benin City on Sunday, Other former PDP members who decamped with their supporters to the APC including Chief Sunny Erhengbo; Dr.Friday Omokaro, former PDP House of Representatives Aspirant for Ikpoba Okha/Egor Federal Constituency; Dr.John Ogbomo; and Lucky Akalede, among others.

Ikhuebor, also known as “ceiling fan”, who until his defection was head of security of the Goodluck to Goodluck Campaign Organization in Edo State, said,“All Progressives Congress is the only party in Nigeria practicing what is obtained in advanced countries. The Peoples Democratic Party is a party of liars. There is no truth in them. We will join forces with you sir to deliver Edo State for APC in the presidential elections and all the other elections.”
While apologizing to Governor Adams Oshiomhole for his ignoble role in the Edo State House of Assembly saga of 2014 and the activities within the court premises during the election tribunal sittings in Benin City in 2012, Ikhuebor said: “I now know the truth and I have decided to come back home, join the APC and play genuine politics.”
He pledged on behalf of his supporters their unalloyed loyalty to Comrade Governor and the APC hierarchy in the state.
Others who spoke at the ceremony included the former PDP House of Representatives aspirant for Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency, Dr. FridayOmokaro, Chief Sunny Erhengbo, Dr. John Ogbomo and Mr. Lucky Akalede amongst others.
On his part, Dr. Omokaro extolled the leadership qualities of Oshiomhole and his developmental strides in the state.
He said: “PDP can no longer lead the country as the party has crumbled the socio-economy of the nation. You need to know the number of accounts that most of the party leaders in PDP are operating in various parts of the country and beyond. I am a professional, we will expose them very soon. All we need now is to join the comrade governor and effect the desired change in all parts of the country.”

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