Action Congress (AC) stalwart in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, of Rivers State, Hon. Ebere Ogu, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Hon. Ogu who returned to the PDP with his teeming supporters at the weekend, described his political move as a journey back to his political root.
Ogu, a former vice chairman of the LGA, said his return to the PDP was fast-tracked by the fact that PDP had floated structural and attitudinal rebirth to promote internal democracy and commitment to the democratic process in Nigeria.
He expressed gratitude to the party for welcoming him back and promised to galvanize support alongside his supporters to achieve more political relevance for the people of ONELGA.
He commended the state leadership of the party under the leadership of a political icon from ONELGA, Chief Godpower Ake, adding that it was imperative to give him the maximum support to succeed.
Receiving the returnee at the Ward 8, party Secretariat ONELGA, the Local Government PDP Chairman in the area, Hon. Okoro Felix Ejechi, said that PDP was happy to receive Hon. Ogu into their fold. He said the decision of Hon. Ogu to return to the PDP marked the end of opposition politics in ONELGA.
He described Hon Ogu as an asset in ONELGA politics and stated that the party will count on his experience, as a former vice chairman of the area to move the party and the local government forward. He added that PDP operated a level playing ground for everybody to exhibit his/her political potentials.