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Anambra PDP lawmaker rejoins party 2 months after defecting to APC



Offor, the Minority Leader of the House, who had defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Oct.6, introduced his return at plenary in Awka, on Thursday.

He mentioned his determination adopted broad session with constituents and stakeholders from his space.

“Two months in the past, I introduced my defection from PDP to APC on the ground of this House. I’ve examined the waters and realised that my former party PDP is best.

“So, I need to humbly inform this House that I’m going again to my party, the PDP,” he mentioned.

Mr Chuka Ezewunne, member representing Idemili-South constituency, welcomed Offor again to the party.

“As a founding member of PDP, I do know Offor effectively and he is an effective pal too, although temptation drew him to APC.

“We are completely happy to welcome him again to PDP and we urge different members to come again residence,” he mentioned.

Also talking, Mr Noble Igwe, representing Ogbaru I constituency, mentioned “PDP would have gained the simply concluded governorship election within the state, if Offor had not defected to APC.”

“Your defection to APC was an enormous blow to the PDP in Anambra. If you haven’t defected, PDP would have gained the governorship election.

“But we welcome you again to PDP the place you rightly belong,” he mentioned.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Majority Leader, Mr Emeka Aforka, representing Orumba North constituency, additionally urged lawmakers who defected from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), to come again to the party.

“APGA is the successful party in Anambra and residential to all. I urge Honourable members who left APGA to emulate Offor and are available again residence,” Aforka mentioned.

The Speaker of the House, Mr Uche Okafor, who mentioned it was the constitutional proper of the lawmaker to defect from one political party to one other, wished Offor effectively in his political profession.

Also at plenary, the House referred to as for intensified sensitisation within the state on the hazards of consuming Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, popularly often known as Crystal Meth or ‘Mkpuru Mmiri’ in Igbo parlance.

The House adjourned until December 7 for plenary.

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