Politics: Uduaghan Set To Dump APC For PDP

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Agency Report

The immediate past Governor of Delta state, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has officially returned to his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Uduaghan, joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the Delta South Senatorial District seat in 2019, dumped the party today to return to PDP that made him governor for 8 years.

The former Governor is expected to lead thousands of his supporters to PDP at his Unit, in Ward 6, Abigborodo, Warri North local government area of the state.

Thousands of his supporters were alleged to have already stormed Abigborodo ahead of the defection. As report has it that the ex-governor had finalised plans to return to the PDP.

He was said to have had a cold-war with his successor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.

The NATION reports that Uduaghan was recently sighted at the Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara with Governor Okowa and his predecessor, Chief James Ibori in attendance.

It was also gathered that the issues that forced the former governor to dump the PDP, where he was a founding member, have been resolved.

As the PDP expect Uduaghan, we are yet to confirm from him and neither has he denied his return to the party, some of his loyalists, including Hon. Godwin Abigor, a former Delta Assembly lawmaker, last week defected to PDP.

Multiple sources within the PDP and APC have confirmed the development to The Nation.


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