According to reports, the South Eastern Governors of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has demanded an apology from Governor Dave Umahi, following his allegations against the party, after he dumped the party and defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Governor Dave Umahi, who recently defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC) political party, had stated his reasons for leaving the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He stated that the PDP political party in the Country, has been very unfair to the South Eastern Governors, and at such he is no longer comfortable with it.
He further stated that, he rather takes a walk than sitting back and being used by other selfish party members in the party. Adding that the leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) only cares about their personal interest, forgetting that other party members have interest too. He sounded this very clear as his reasons for leaving the party.
This has caused several controversies across the country, and among party members, especially members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), South Eastern zone. Which led to the coming together of the South Eastern Governors of the party, to demand an apology from him, on the grounds that he had wrongly spoken against their political party.
The Rivers State Executive Governor, His Excellency Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, who made the disclosure, stated that Governor Dave Umahi, has been unfair to the PDP political fold who gave him a Governorship ticket in 2015, and still repeated the same feat in 2019 against all odds. He added that Umahi’s quest to become the APC’s Presidential candidate in the forthcoming general election, is the reason for his defection and not any alleged injustice on the South East Governors as he claimed.
Governor Wike, further stated that committed members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), were not surprised that Governor Dave Umahi on Tuesday, formally announced his defection to the All Progressive Congress (APC) political fold, whichh he has been fraternising with for a while now. He further emphasized that Dave Umahi, has the right to move to APC but his attempts to blackmail the PDP and paint it in a bad light is mischievous and unacceptable.
Wike further, stated that Gov Dave Umahi, is his very close friend, that he has no problem with his intentions of becoming the President of the country. Adding that he has the right to be the President, and nobody can stop him, because he is very qualified to have such ambitions. But it is unacceptable that he will tarnish the image of the PDP for his personal ambitions, that he should retract the statement and apologize to the party.
This is has caused several controversies among PDP South East Governors Forum, including party leaders. You are free to share your opinions in the comment section, if you have anything to say or questions to ask. Like and share this post across social media platforms. And please do follow this page for more latest news and updates on Politics, Entertainment weekly, Relationships, Celebrity gist, Parenting, and End SARS protest aftermath.