Chief Iwela, a former member of APC in Ward 7 and former Chairman of Izuoma ASA community in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers state has today defected to PDP with over 177 other APC members.
Welcoming the defectors, the Chairman of PDP Oyigbo LGA, Hon Ibeawuchi Alex describe the development as unprecedented.
Speaking on behalf of the defectors, Chief Iwela claimed that the reason they chose to come back to the PDP was because APC has lost touch of focus and has brought an unimaginable poverty, hardship and suffering to the masses by the APC led federal government.
Other dignitaries present includes; All LGA executives of PDP, Hon. Ugochukwu Ejiri, Hon.Friday Iwela, Hon. Friday Nwaji, Hon. Sunny Onyeukwu, Hon. Uche Amaechi, Hon. Chinwendu Owulo, Mr Patrick Owulo etc.
The meeting witnessed the burning of brooms and membership cards of the defectors.