The Abia Province chapter of the Peoples Democratic Political party (PDP), has described as a welcome evolution the formal defection of the fellow member representing Aba central constituency at the Province House of Assembly and ex-minority leader, Abraham Oba, to the ruling PDP from the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).
Abraham Oba who was elected twice on the platform of APGA, had announced his defection in a letter of the alphabet read on the level of the house by the Speaker, Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, at its plenary sitting on Tuesday.
The lawmaker cited the factional crisis in the political party and other issues rocking the Abia chapter of APGA as the reason for his defection to the ruling Peoples Democratic Political party in the province.
Notwithstanding, the Abia chapter of the Peoples Democratic Political party, in a statement by the Secretarial assistant, David Iro, issued to journalists in Umuahia, on quarta-feira, famous that Oba remains one of the finest in the current 7th Assembly and that his defection was some other sign of progress in the political party in the province.
The PDP in the statement partly said, “He is one politician that is driven by principles, convictions and integrity. He believes in the course of study of his constituents and does not chase shadows.
“His defection to our great political party is some other confirmation that the PDP led administration of Gov. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu Ph.D is moving Abia forward.
“We are going to give him his rights of location in our political party. With the wealth of his experience in political party politics, I have no dubiety he will add together value to our political party in his constituency and the province at big”.
The political party leadership thanked all the PDP members in the province Assembly led by the Speaker, Rt. Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji for their courage and unity of purpose amongst other things that endeared Hon Abraham Oba to bring together her flexure instead of the other way.
The Abia PDP called on remaining opposition members in the Province Assembly to bring together her flexure as the umbrella is rattling big and strong plenty to accommodate all.
“We appear forward to receiving you to our flexure where politics is played without bitterness and acrimony for the good of our dear province”, the political party added.
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