Ehigie Uzamere, the senator who represented Edo South in the Seventh National Assembly, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a report on The Nation, Uzamere joined the APC yesterday, July 31, after the party’s chieftains in Edo South, led by the party’s state secretary, Chief Osaro Idah, visited him.
According to Uzamere, his decision to join APC is due to the leadership crisis rocking the PDP, The Nation. He said: “Apart from the fact that Oshiomhole has done well, the PDP today is tattered. As it is now, we don’t know who will be the candidate of the PDP in Edo state. I saw it coming when I resigned three months ago and I have been proved right. The PDP has two national chairmen, two governorship candidates. So, how will I convince my people to vote for a party enmeshed in crises? I have no great leaving the party. From the way it is now, it might not have a candidate.” This was the second time Uzamere was defecting from the PDP to another party.