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Breaking: Akpabio allegedly defects to APC

Breaking: Akpabio allegedly defects to APC

APC newspaper is reporting that Senate minority leader and former governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The APC newspaper reported this on their Facebook page in two different postings on Saturday, August 4.
According to the post, the former governor will formerly decamp on Thursday 9 August and Nigeria's acting president, Prof Yemi Osibanjo will be at Ikot Ekpene stadium to receive him.
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"BREAKING: We can confirm that, HE, Sen (Dr) Godswill Akpabio is a card carrying member of APC effective August 4, 2018. PDP has lost him," one of the post read.
The send post read: "Acting president, Prof Yemi Osibanjo accompanied by Senator (Dr ) Ita Enang, and other leaders of the APC in Akwa Ibom State to formally receive H.E. Senator (Dr.) Godswill Akpabio into APC at Ikot Ekpene Stadium on Thursday 9 August, 2018. All lovers of Democracy are cordially invited."
Meanwhile, 24blog.com.ng had reported that as the minority leader of the Senate Godswill Akpabio was reportedly planning to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) the lawmaker had met with Yemi Osinbajo, the country’s vice president.
Akpabio, a former governor of Akwa Ibom state, arrived the State House Villa by 3.06pm with Ita Enang, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on the National Assembly (Senate).

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