APGA LAWMAKER IKEM UZOEZIE DEFECT TO APC
Mr Ikem Uzoezie, a member of the Anambra House of Assembly of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has defected to the national ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Receiving the lawmaker into the party on Tuesday, APC’s leader in the state, Chief Basil Ejidike, expressed confidence that the party would take over Anambra Government House in 2021.
Ejidike described the defection of Uzoezie as the beginning of a revolution that would culminate in the emergence of APC as a leading party in the state.
He expressed gratitude that APC now had a bona-fide member in the Anambra House of Assembly adding that APGA had failed the people of Anambra.
“This is just a tip of the iceberg, the revolution has started, Hon. Uzoezie is a grassroots politician which massive following, he is welcome to APC.
“We shall carry him along in the affairs of the party in the state.
“The journey has started and we are hopeful that APC will take over Anambra Government House in 2021,” he said.
In his remark, Uzoezie said he was at home with the APC and will do all that he could to support the growth and prosperity of the party.
He described himself as one of the founding members of the party who had contributed to it since 2003.
Uzoezie said he would purse the interest of APC in his remaining days as a member of the House of Assembly and beyond.
He also promised to woo his associates and supporters to join APC adding that they would begin to troop in, in no distant time.