PDP Sends Strong Message To Other Party As Party Receive Thousands Of Defectors From APC, LP In Cross River North

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Northern Senatorial District of Cross River State, today held a post Election Stakeholders meeting to interface with party leaders, Elders, youths and supporters.

The meeting presented an avenue for elected office holders and Party leaders to thank party faithfuls for their contributions to the electoral successes of the party and their continuous commitment to the party in the Senatorial district and state in general as the sum of N62 million was disbursed to the 54 wards of the Senatorial District, defectors and party leaders by the lawmakers.

In a major boost to the party’s stands in the Senatorial district, the party received Thousands of Defectors from the All Progressives Congress(APC) and Labour Party(LP) in grand style at the Sen. Jarigbe Agom mini stadium.

Speaking at the defection rally, The state chairman of PDP, Barr. Vena Ikem, Senator Jarigbe Agom, Hon. Godwin Offiono, Hon. Chief Peter Akpanke amongst other leaders of the party, took turns to welcome the Defectors, promising them a prosperous future under the Umbrella Party(PDP).

The Defectors led by Mr. Joseph Ogbaji (OGB) in their seperate speeches, promised to remain committed to PDP. They cited the numerous projects of Sen. Jarigbe, Hon. Offiono and Hon. Peter Akpanke as the motivation behind their move.

Some leaders in attendance include, Hon. Omang C. Omang, Hon. Chief Pius Ashakia, Hon. Martins Achadu PhD, Hon. Rita Ayim, Barr. DC Enamhe PhD, Chief Austine Edibe, party leaders and many others.