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Ex-Nigerian President Jonathan’s Son-In-Law, Prince Edward Defects To APC In Cross River

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s son-in-law, Prince Godswill Edward, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP and defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

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Edward popularly referred to as Prince 7 decamped to the ruling get together along with a mess of his supporters at Usumutong/Abeugo council ward in Abi Native Authorities Space of Cross River state on Wednesday, June 9



The Director Basic of the Convention of APC Help Teams, Comrade Obidike Chukwuebuka, who was current on the defection ceremony congratulated Prince Edward on his resolution to desert PDP. 

 

 Obidike described his transfer as a victory for the All Progressives Occasion (APC) within the South-South a part of Nigeria and a believable affirmation of President Buhari’s unflinching management fashion.

 

 “Our president has but once more been vindicated by the essential entry of key political figureheads in Cross River state that our president has the favored assist and hearts of the Nigerian individuals, particularly these of the South South.” Obidike mentioned. 

 

On Could 20, the governor, Ben Ayade, additionally dumped the PDP for the APC.

 

Ayade introduced his resolution on the Govt Council chambers of the Governor’s Workplace in Calabar.

 

The governor had earlier met with some APC chieftains, brewing suspicions of a probable defection.

 

It was learnt that APC Nationwide Caretaker, Governor Mai Mala Buni; Governors Kayode Fayemi and Hope Uzodinma of Ekiti and Imo states respectively in addition to the Minister for State for Petroleum Assets, Timipre Sylva, had been amongst these mentioned to be current.

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