13 LG Chairmen Defect from APC to PDP in Benue

In continuation of the political upheaval in Benue State, thirteen out of the 23 local government chairmen in have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Their defection comes in the wake of the defection of Governor Samuel Ortom from the APC to the PDP.

They include Anthony Shawon of Guma local government, Justina Sorka of Buruku local government, Mwuese Ubebe of Konshisha local government, Blessing Unogwo of Ado Ado local government, Virginia Kpindi of Katsina-Ala local government and George Alli of Otukpo local government.

Others include: Comfort Echeoda of Agatu local government, Francis Ayaga of Gwer West local government, Uaah Vitalis of Gwer East local government, Richard Nyajo of Logo local government, Ibellogo Tor of Tyokaa- Ukum local government, Adakole Abutu of Ohimini local government and Peter Onche of Obi local government.

The wave of defections follows the impeachment of Mr Terkimbi Ikyange, the Speaker of the Benue House of Assembly and the blockade of the premises by a combined team of security operatives.

, , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *