The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday suffered yet another blow as the party lost hundreds of its members to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Okene and Ogori Magongo local government areas.
The defection which took place at the country home of the PDP senatorial candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan had executive members and hundreds of other APC faithful in Okene and Ogori Magongo local government areas who dumped the party for the PDP.
The defectors promised to work assiduously for the success of Barr. Natasha to emerge victorious in the general elections.
The zonal PDP chairman, Alhaji Ilyas Zubair who joined other PDP stakeholders to receive the APC defectors into the folds of PDP directed them to join the Ward meetings in their various locations to be registered as members of PDP.
Commending the courage of the decampees, Barr. Natasha promised not to disappoint them.
“I welcome you all home, the next election will be transformative, you must have looked into our folds and consider us worthy of your support, we will not fail you and we will speak for your interests.
“We must all wake up from our slumber and do the right thing. You have the power to change history and correct the narrative in the 2023 general elections.
“As you leave here today, become the new ambassadors of the vision to change the narrative, spread the message of the next election, and tell others we have all suffered together and the transformation we are bringing is for everybody. Be ambassadors of the vision to change our story that will usher us all into a bright future,” she concluded.