Anambra Deputy Gov. defects to APC
The Deputy Governor of Anambra State has officially defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Politics Nigeria reports.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, received the APC Caretaker Committee Chairman and Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni, Anambra Deputy Governor Dr Nkem Okeke and Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma.
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Dr Okeke is now a member of the ruling Party.
This development is coming a few days after it was rumoured that Okeke had joined the Party. But the Special Adviser to the Governor Obiano on Political Matters, Barr. Ifeatu Obiokoye in a chat with newsmen on Friday debunked the rumours saying the Deputy Governor had not made any official statement declaring categorically that he has defected to the APC
Obiokoye stressed that until Okeke makes an official statement to that effect, his rumoured defection remains unofficial.