The details of why the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Friday Agbom defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have emerged.
New Telegraph had earlier reported that Agbom led some stakeholders of the party in the local government to a courtesy visit on the member representing Ikwo/Ezza South Federal Constituency, Hon. Chinedu Ogah in his Abakaliki residence on Sunday morning where they announced their defection to the APC, citing good governance of Governor Francis Nwifuru.>>>Continue Reading…
But investigations by our correspondent show that Agbom was suspended by the ward executives of PDP who passed a vote of no confidence on him and accused him of anti-party activities.
In a suspension letter dated 28/3/2023 signed by Chibueze Nwakpa and Roseline Nwokah, Chairman and Secretary of Iwuator Idembia Ward of the PDP, the party said that it has lost confidence in Agbom.
“The Ikwuator Idembia ward Executives of the People’s Democratic Party upon complaints from patty members from our ward and from our observation regarding anti-party activities by Barr. Friday Agbom (Ezza South LGA party Chairman) Mr Nwoye Ogechi Samuel. Ifeanyi Nelson Nworie and their open participation in and support for the APC in Ikwuator Idembia ward and across hereby decide as follows.
“That vote of no confidence is hereby passed on Barr Friday Agbon, Nwoye Ogechi Samuel and Ifeanyi Nelson Nwore and accordingly ard hereby suspended indefinitely as members of the People’s Democratic Party.
“That their suspension is with immediate effect regarding their anti-party activities and such other conduct breaching public peace and unity of the People’s Democratic party in Ikwuator Idembia ward and across the LGA.
“That while their suspension subsists, their membership of the People’s Democratic Party is suspended as stated above
“That Ikwuator Idembia ward, Ezza South LGA and Ebonyians are called upon to withdraw all party affiliations with the listed party degenerates”, the party stated.
Agbom had on Sunday morning, defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
He joined APC when he led some stakeholders of the party in Ezza South and his supporters on a courtesy visit to the member representing Ikwo/ Ezza- South Federal Constituency, Hon. Chinedu Ogah in his Abakaliki residence.
Agbom stated that their visit was to congratulate Ogah for his landslide victory for the second time as the member representing the Federal Constituency.
He averred that they have come to align with the ruling party, APC having witnessed the massive development in Ebonyi State by Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru and the President of the country, Bola Tinubu.
Responding, Ogah thanked the decampees for taking the decision to join the APC which he described as as moving train and the largest party in Africa.
“This is just internal reception for these new members and we shall be welcoming them officially to the party at the Onueke office”
“You have taken the right decision because this is your party and the right party that has contributed in no small measure to the development of the state and Nigeria ”
“The party needs young people who would assist to build and develop a formidable society and also work for the progress and success of the party at all levels”
“This government is for the youth and this is the time for Nigeria to have the right leadership. Leaders of the government are looking forward to good talent and that is what we need in the country”, he stated.
Others present during the visit included the commissioner for Peace, border and Conflict Resolution, Dr Ilang Donatus, the Director General Chinedu Ogah campaign team, and Chinedu Nwali.>>>Continue Reading…