A two-time Senatorial candidate in Abia south district of Abia Yelp, Chief Chris Nkwota has formally defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) alongside four thousand supporters.
DAILY POST reports that Nkwota had on 28th December, 2021, announced the resignation of his membership of the APC in a letter addressed to Akwaette Ward chairman of the celebration, in Ukwa East Native Authorities Place of dwelling of Abia Yelp.
Nkwota revealed that he arrived on the choice to quit the APC after due consultations with teeming followers.
Then all yet again, whereas receiving the APC decampees help to the PDP at a vibrant tournament witnessed by a good crowd on the Central Fundamental College, Akwete Ndoki, Ukwa East LGA, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who doubles as the chief of the PDP in Abia Yelp, welcomed Chief Chris Nkwonta help to the PDP and urged him to uphold the tenets of the celebration.
The Governor assured him that each person his rights and privileges will be given to him and his supporters as they won’t be discriminated in opposition to.
He described Chief Nkwonta as a chieftain of the celebration who’s extraordinarily agency, adding that the PDP has been wanting ahead to his return since the closing six years.
Ikpeazu also mentioned with the return of Nkwonta, more upright things will be taking place in Ukwa East and urged the of us of the diagram to throw their weight within the help of him.
Governor Ikpeazu further disclosed that the 14-kilometre Obohia-Ohuru-Ngwa Side street traversing through Ukwa East, Ugwunagbo and Aba South LGAs, which he flagged off earlier within the day correct through his day out to Ukwa East, will be finished in upright time.
The Abia Chief Executive also mature the medium to issue that palliative works will open on Obehie-Akwete-Azumini Side street from next week, to develop the boulevard motorable.
Earlier in his speech, the Yelp PDP Chairman, Rt. Hon. Asiforo Okere, also expressed profound joy for the historical return of Chief Chris Nkwonta to the PDP household.
Okere thanked him and his supporters for deciding to rejoin the celebration, describing him as a immense political chief, who would develop the PDP explain in Ukwa and your entire Yelp louder.
In his remarks, Nkwonta thanked the Governor and the celebration leadership for the chance to reunite along with his major political household and assured of his unflinching enhance to compose the celebration to an enviable top.
He expressed his self assurance that his return to the PDP would raise total construction of the celebration within the Yelp and beyond.
Nkwota described the day as unheard of for him and most popular Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for his untiring efforts in developing Abia through the PDP.
He also disclosed that over four thousand of his supporters have re-joined the PDP with him, asserting that PDP has come to care for in Ukwa land.
In their separate speeches, some stakeholders of PDP in Ukwa East, along side the member representing Ukwa East on the Yelp Dwelling of Meeting, Hon. Paul Taribo, Sole Administrator of ASOPADEC, Chief Emeka Stanley and Ukwa East PDP Chairman, Sir Okechi Nwohu described Nkwonta as an Iroko and flesh presser of class, expressing joy over his reintegration into the PDP.