Hon. Promise Nwankwo, member representing Oyigbo State Consistency at the Rivers State House of Assembly, led hundreds of his teeming supports form SDP & APC to People’s Democratic Party PDP.
The event was at the Party Secretariat, Mmiriwanyi, Oyigbo Local Government.
The State Chairman of PDP, Ambassador Desmond Akawor while receiving the new members including the return of Hon Promise to PDP, was prompted by the development strides of the State Governor across the state devoid of ethnic and political sentiments.
Responding, Hon. Promise Nwankwo, emphasised that his return to the party was not for political gains, but to join hands with other party leaders in the Local Government Area to build the party.
The Executive Chairman of Oyigbo LGA, Hon. Prince Gerald Oforji JP; Hon. Ugochukwu Ejiri, erstwhile CTC Chairman Oyigbo LGA; Hon. Edison Ehie, Deputy Speaker, Rivers State 9th Assembly; Hon. Lolo Isaiah, Member Representing Akuku Toru Consistency II, amongst other stakeholders and party faithfuls witnessed the event.
Also following the directives of Governor Wike, the LGA party chairman Hon. Ibe Alex reassured the returnees and new members of equal rights as members of PDP.