Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma has received defectors of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State to All Progressives Congress (APC), even as he promised them a level playing ground in the party. He described their joining APC as home coming.
The Governor who received them at the Sam Mbakwe Exco Chambers, Government House, Owerri, said the priority of his administration is how to better Imo State and Imo people through good governance.
The Governor, who described the political party as a vehicle taking one to a destination, informed that the administrative mantra of his government anchored on Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Recovery emphasized that when the State is recovered the benefit will be for everyone.
He reiterated that the political class in the state must unite because according to him Imo has a great heritage, which our people must work towards projecting.
The Governor, who appealed to the new entrants into APC to be patient, promised to carry everybody along. He assured that his government is designed to make everyone happy.
Presenting the defectors, the State Chairman of the APC, Chief Marcellinus Nlemigbo said the reasons for the movement from PDP to APC is the Governor’s leadership style, which he said is anchored on good governance and all inclusive administration.
Members of the PDP that defected include the former Chairman of PDP in Imo State Bar. Charles Ezekwem and some of his state Excecutive members
Earlier, South East Zonal Chairman of APC Chief Emma Eneukwu said he accompanied the defectors to further reassure them that APC is a big umbrella that accommodates all prosperity-minded people and to inform them properly of the man who is their Governor.