The All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed the defection of the member representing Isuakwato/Umunneochi constituency in the National Assembly, Nkiru Onyejiocha, into the party.
DAILY POST had on Friday reported that the chairman, House of Representatives committee on Aviation, Nkiru Onyejiocha had dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress(APC).
The Organizing Secretary of APC in Abia state, Obi Aham, who confirmed this on Saturday, in an interview with DAILY POST, disclosed that Onyejiocha had registered at Ezi Ngodo ward in Umunneochi local government area.
According to him, she defected to APC with 10,000 of her loyalists and supporters across the Isuakwato/Umuneochi constituency.
He said, “Hon. Nkiru Onyejiocha registered with APC about four days ago. She registered at Ezi Ngodo ward in Umunneochi local government area. She was offered membership card of APC, which has made her a bonafide member of APC in Abia state.
“Again, you know she has a very big foundation. She joined us with 10,000 of her supporters across Isuakwato/Umunneochi L.G.A. More are coming into APC, very soon they will openly announce their entry to APC.”