The exist of the former governor of Anambra State, Chief Peter Gregory Obi from the seat of activity in the All Progressive Grand Alliance [APGA] party may have brought about a lights-out to the APGA in the manner the members who had joined the southeast based party over the successive electoral victories of the Peter Obi administration in Anambra State – appears to have abandoned the APGA immediately following the exit of Chief Peter Obi from Anambra State politics.
Information available to 247ureports.com indicates the entire members of the House of Representatives flying the APGA banner representing constituencies in Anambra, six members in total – have reached agreements with the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] to defect from the APGA and to join the PDP. Among the six members of House of Representative is Honorable Uche Ekwunife who was elected to the House of Representative under the APGA banner is reported to have finalized her defection into the PDP away from the APGA.
Honorable Uche Ekwunife was originally a member of the PDP before defecting to the Orji Uzor Kalu led Peoples Progressive Alliance [PPA] for contest of the 2010 gubernatorial elections in Anambra. From the PPA, she defected to the APGA to contest for the house of representative.
It is uncertain what Ekwunife’s reasons are for dumping the APGA but unconfirmed information obtained from her aides suggests that she may not be happy with the present management of the APGA.
She is expected to make her defection public on Monday August 4, 2014 in a press conference in Awka.