APC Chieftain, Ikiogha Claims Mass Defection to PDP in Bayelsa
All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Chief Diekive Ikiogha, has claimed that members of the APC and the Labour Party (LP) in Bayelsa State are set to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure Governor Douye Diri’s re-election.
Ikiogha: APC Cannot Win Bayelsa Governorship Election
Ikiogha, who supported Peter Obi and the Obedient movement during the 2023 Presidential election, insisted that the APC cannot win the governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Ikiogha Pitches Tent with Diri, Says He Is the Best Leader to Develop Bayelsa
Speaking via a press conference over the weekend, the former Commissioner for Agriculture said he decided to pitch his tent with Diri because the governor has shown that he is a leader that can truly develop Bayelsa.
Ikiogha: LP Will Encounter Legal Obstacles
Ikiogha also stated that the LP because of the factions at the national level would encounter legal obstacles that would invalidate the candidate of the party.
PDP Has Better Structure Than APC, LP to Win Bayelsa Governorship Election
Ikiogha said that the PDP has the better structure to win the election and that the APC lacks internal democracy within its folds.
Ikiogha’s defection to the PDP is a major blow to the APC and the LP in Bayelsa State. It will be interesting to see how this development will impact the outcome of the governorship election.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn